Reports

Report: 18th IABS Congress Showcases the Vitality and Global Reach of Buddhist Studies

(Article by Harsha Menon originally posted to BuddhistDoor.net) In the University of Toronto’s ceremonious and elegant Convocation Hall, PhD candidate and academic coordinator Anthony Scott is offering a Land Acknowledgment. Speaking onstage, in the same spot where His Holiness the [...]

Report: 18th IABS Congress Showcases the Vitality and Global Reach of Buddhist Studies 2018-05-16T18:56:19+00:00

Building Communities and Cultivating Networks in the Field of Buddhist Studies

By Harsha Menon (See original article from BuddhistDoor.net here) Starting on 14 October, the community of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto will sit down together to enjoy a cup [...]

Building Communities and Cultivating Networks in the Field of Buddhist Studies 2017-10-23T12:01:39+00:00

Report: Academic workshop on “Buddhist Women: Practitioners and Teachers Past and Present”

By Lisa Su Speakers from various institutions around North America congregated at the Dharma Drum Mountain Vancouver Center to hold an academic workshop on the topic of "Buddhist Women: Practitioners and Teachers, Past and Present." These speakers were not only scholars, [...]

Report: Academic workshop on “Buddhist Women: Practitioners and Teachers Past and Present” 2017-10-20T13:50:58+00:00

Social Subjects and Esoteric Buddhist Ritual: Reflections on Dr. Charles D. Orzech’s Talk at UBC’s Department of Asian Studies

On February 9, 2017, Dr. Charles Orzech of the University of Glasgow visited University of British Columbia’s Asian Centre and gave a lecture titled “Liturgy, Icon, and Text in the Development of Esoteric Buddhism.” Dr. Orzech is Reader in Religion, Conflict and [...]

Social Subjects and Esoteric Buddhist Ritual: Reflections on Dr. Charles D. Orzech’s Talk at UBC’s Department of Asian Studies 2017-03-23T00:07:42+00:00

Update—MA Buddhist Art: History and Conservation at The Courtauld Institute of Art

Last year, UBC was honoured to welcome Professor David Park for a screening of Buddhist Art: A Fragile Inheritance. Professor Park is Director of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Art and Conservation at The Courtauld Institute of Art, which [...]

Update—MA Buddhist Art: History and Conservation at The Courtauld Institute of Art 2017-02-19T15:49:33+00:00