Nine ABS 2013 Plenary Sessions Videos Online for Free Viewing

Some of the long-awaited videos of the plenary talks at the 37th Association for Bahá’í Studies Annual Conference held in Irvine, California, in 2013 are now available online for free viewing. The following nine talks are available on 

Hooper Dunbar, “The Ocean of Revelation: Dynamic Source of All Learning”

Andy Tamas and Vasu Mohan, “What Are Bahá’ís Learning from Working in Fragile War-Torn States?”

Layli Miller-Muro, “Knowledge into Action: The Bahá’í Imperative to Serve Humanity” (the Balyuzi talk)

Shabnam Koirala-Azad, “Reading, Analyzing, and Transforming Reality through Participatory Research”

Borna Noureddin, “Generation of Knowledge and Collective Learning in Action”

Farida Vahedi, “Generation of Knowledge and Evolution of Thought, Public Opinion, and Policy”

Payam Akhavan, “Justice, Reconciliation, and the Future of Iran”

Nava Ashraf, “Co-Generating Knowledge through Action-Research: Field Experiments in Behavorial Economics”

A ninth talk, Keyvan Geula’s “Fine Tuning Your Emotional Intelligence with the Help of Bahá’í Prayer, Parts 1 and 2,” is available on YouTube.

All of the talks above can also be accessed on the Association for Bahá’í Studies website at

Additional talks from the 2013 Annual Meeting will be coming in the near future.

For the 27th through the 33th Annual Conferences (2003–2009), some of the talks are available in audio and audio plus text versions. Four talks from the first Annual Conference in 1976 are available in text only.