Speakers

Buddhist Women: Practitioners and Teachers Past and Present

In this workshop we will hear about the activities of Buddhist women in both historical and contemporary contexts. The speakers will present examples from different cultural spheres, including China, Japan, and the US. Audience members will have opportunities to ask [...]

Buddhist Women: Practitioners and Teachers Past and Present 2017-08-03T13:55:44+00:00

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Richard Jaffe on Japanese Buddhism’s ‘Western Turn’

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society is delighted to welcome Professor Richard Jaffe, who will present a keynote address for our annual conference, "Buddhism in the Global Eye": “Japanese Buddhism's 'Western Turn': South/Southeast Asia and the [...]

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Richard Jaffe on Japanese Buddhism’s ‘Western Turn’ 2016-07-20T14:00:33+00:00

Keynote Lecture: Prof. David McMahan on Buddhism and Global Secularisms

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society is delighted to welcome Professor David L. McMahan, who will present a keynote address for our annual conference, "Buddhism in the Global Eye": “Buddhism and Global Secularisms” Thursday, August 11, [...]

Keynote Lecture: Prof. David McMahan on Buddhism and Global Secularisms 2016-07-20T13:06:37+00:00

Buddhism and Mental Health: An Informal Discussion with Mark Unno and Dzung Vo, Moderated by Carole Christensen

Date: Tuesday, March 22 Time: 7–8 pm Location: Asian Centre Auditorium | UBC   Following Dr. Vo's lecture, "The Mindful Teen: Secular and Buddhist Mindfulness for Adolescents," Dr. Carole Christensen, Professor Emerita of UBC's School of Social Work, will moderate an [...]

Buddhism and Mental Health: An Informal Discussion with Mark Unno and Dzung Vo, Moderated by Carole Christensen 2016-03-18T12:28:16+00:00