Literature & the Arts

Lecture: Dr. Ben Wood on Procedures for Locating Incarnations (tulkus) in Tibetan Historical Literature

Searching for the Right Buddha: Procedures for Locating Incarnations (tulkus) in Tibetan Historical Literature UBC Himalaya Program is hosting a talk which will consider the topic of incarnate lamas (tulkus)—births of the same awakened consciousness in successive human bodies. It will focus [...]

Lecture: Dr. Ben Wood on Procedures for Locating Incarnations (tulkus) in Tibetan Historical Literature 2017-10-04T12:39:47+00:00

Public Lecture: Frances Wood on Buddhism, Nestorian Christianity, and the Silk Roads

In celebration of UBC Library’s centennial, author and former British Library curator of Chinese collections Dr. Frances Wood, will speak on the movement of ideas and icons across Central Asia facilitated by the Silk Road trade routes: “From Buddhism to [...]

Public Lecture: Frances Wood on Buddhism, Nestorian Christianity, and the Silk Roads 2015-05-16T12:51:54+00:00

Video: Patricia Berger on the Manchu Emperors of China

https://vimeo.com/114056683 Prof. Patricia Berger, Professor of Chinese Art at the University of California, Berkeley, delivered a lecture on October 28, 2014 at UBC Robson Square. Her lecture, titled "Multiple Identities: The Many Faces of the Manchu Emperors of China" [...]

Video: Patricia Berger on the Manchu Emperors of China 2015-02-08T02:08:51+00:00