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The Dalai Lama to speak at SMU

“A Conversation with the Dalai Lama” scheduled for July 1, 2015, in Moody Coliseum

May 7, 2015

The 14th Dalai Lama at SMU, May 2011Media contacts:

• Kent Best, SMU Public Affairs, 214-768-7673 or kbest@smu.edu
• Hannah Abney, Bush Center, 214-200-4300 or habney@bushcenter.org

SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center welcome His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Dallas July 1 for “A Conversation with the Dalai Lama.”

The renowned spiritual leader and Nobel laureate will participate in a moderated discussion at SMU’s Moody Coliseum.

The event, which is open to the public, is hosted by SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth.

 
WHO: SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center welcome the religious leader to Dallas July 1 for “A Conversation with the Dalai Lama.”
WHAT:

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, renowned spiritual leader of Tibet and Nobel laureate, will participate in a moderated discussion July 1 at SMU’s Moody Coliseum. The event, which is open to the public, is hosted by SMU and the George W. Bush Presidential Center in conjunction with the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth.

The Dalai Lama’s visit to Dallas will be just days before his 80th birthday on July 6 – a birthdate that he shares with former President George W. Bush. The Dalai Lama last visited the SMU campus on May 9, 2011, speaking to more than 2,500 at McFarlin Auditorium during a special Hart Global Leaders lecture. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from SMU at that event.

WHEN:

1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2015

WHERE:

SMU’s Moody Coliseum, 3009 Binkley Ave., on the SMU campus

TICKETS:

The event is open to the public. Tickets are on sale, Monday, May 18, at ticketmaster.com.

MEDIA:

Media are invited to cover the event. To register for credentials, click here.