SESRP Publications

Conference Proceedings

If you would like to purchase a copy of the 11th Annual Conference Booklet (2015), please contact

10th Annual Soka Education Conference (2014)

9th Annual Soka Education Conference (2013)

8th Annual Soka Education Conference (2012)

7th Annual Soka Education Conference (2011)

Education for Social Justice: Theory and Practice (2010)

Education and Democracy (2009)

Education & Contributive Revolution (2008)

A Dialogue between Education and Civil Society (2007)

Soka Education: Leadership for Sustainable Development (2006)

Soka Education: Present and Future (2005)


SESRP Library Collection

The following books are held by the Library-Database Committee and are available to be checked out by SUA students. To check out items, please email

A New Humanism: The University Addresses of Daisaku Ikeda by Daisaku Ikeda

Choose Hope: Your Role in Waging Peace in the Nuclear Age by David Krieger

Choose Life by Arnold Toynbee and Daisaku Ikeda

Education for Creative Living: Ideas and Proposals of Tsunesaburo Makiguchi by Dayle Bethel

Ethical Visions of Education: Philosophy in Practice by David T. Hansen

For the Sake of Peace: Seven Paths to Global Harmony by Daisaku Ikeda

Makiguchi the Value Creator: Revolutionary Japanese Educator and Founder of Soka Gakkai by Dalye Bethel

Peace, Value, and Wisdom: The Educational Philosophy of Daisaku Ikeda by George David Miller

Philosophy of Value by Tsunesaburo Makiguchi

Soka Education: A Buddhist Vision for Teachers, Students, and Parents by Daisaku Ikeda


Online  Resources

Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue An international peace institute founded by Daisaku Ikeda in 1993 that works to build cultures of peace through dialogue and education programs

Understanding Soka Education: A Bibliography A Soka Education bibliography categorized and compiled by the Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue. The pages also reviews some of the basic elements of Soka Education. 

Center for Dewey Studies The Center for Dewey Studies is the home of projects and resources that focus on the life and work of the American philosopher and educator John Dewey. Based at Southern of Illinois Carbondale

Daisaku Website dedicated to the life of Daisaku Ikeda

Institute of Oriental Philosophy The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) is dedicated to advancing scholarly inquiry on Buddhism and other world religions to clarify their universal value and make them a part of humanity’s rich spiritual heritage in the modern age. Established in 1962

Pacific Basin Research Center The Pacific Basin Research Center conducts research on the humane and peaceful development of the Asia-Pacific Region, including the Latin American border states. Based at Soka University of America

Soka Education Research Institute Center for Research on Soka Education. Based at Soka University in Japan

Soka School System List and further links to the Soka schools around the world

Soka Education Wikipedia A Wikipedia-type site on Soka Education. Managed by the SESRP Library-Database Committee

Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research Toda Institute has served the principles of protection of all human life, safeguarding all of the natural environment, and harmonious development of all human communities, for which Josei Toda stood.

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