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Dekila Chungyalpa

Dekila Chungyalpa is a McCluskey Visiting Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She recently took part in a panel discussion hosted by the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies entitled, “Pope Francis and the Environment: Why His New Climate Encyclical Matters.”

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Bruce Riedel

Bruce Riedel, director of the Brookings Intelligence Project and senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and Center for Middle East Policy. His areas of expertise include counterterrorism, Arab-Israeli issues, Persian Gulf security, and India-Pakistan relations.

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Nikky Singh

Nikky Singh is a professor of religion at Colby College. She is an expert in Sikhism, Eastern sexuality, Indian women’s issues, major religions of northern India, role of women in religious literature, literary analysis of scripture, and religious themes in Western literature.

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Michael Hawley

Michael Hawley is a professor teaching with an emphasis in Sikhism, Hinduism, and South Asian diasporas. He is an expert in Sikhism.

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Pashaura Singh

Professor Pashaura Singh is the Jasbir Singh Saini Endowed Chair of Sikh and Punjabi Studies at the University of California Riverside. He is a Sikhism expert.

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Sentinel Project

The Sentinel Project, based in Toronto, works on early warning systems to prevent genocide. Its project Hatebase was built to help government agencies, NGOs, research organizations and other philanthropic individuals and groups use hate speech as a predictor for regional violence. The Sentinel Project focuses on these issues in Myanmar (Burma), Iran, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Sri […]

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Dangerous Speech Project

The Dangerous Speech Project works to prevent violence by diminishing the harmful effects of inflammatory public speech without harming freedom of expression. The project’s focus countries include Canada, Kenya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and the U.S. Contact Susan Benesch.

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Reporting on Buddhism

Buddha comes from the Sanskrit language, meaning “awakened.” Simply put, the basic teachings of Buddhism are: first, to do no harm to any living being; second, to do good; and third, to purify the mind from impurity. Buddhist religious practice is the formal discipline of sitting meditation and mindfulness in everyday life. Today .7 percent […]

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Lobsang Tenzin Negi

Lobsang Tenzin Negi is the founder and director of Drepung Loseling Monastery in  Atlanta. He directs the Emory-Tibet Partnership, which focuses on Buddhist meditation and science. He is an expert on Tibetan Buddhism and meditation.

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