Politics & Society

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 Address: Pierce Salguero on the Global History of Buddhism & Medicine

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society is pleased to welcome C. Pierce Salguero (Assistant Professor Penn State University / Abington College) as this year’s keynote speaker. He will present a lecture entitled, "Toward a Global History of [...]

Keynote Address: Pierce Salguero on the Global History of Buddhism & Medicine 2015-05-18T13:33:46+00:00

Public Lecture: David Loy on Buddhism and the Ecological Challenge

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society is delighted to welcome David Loy, who will present a lecture entitled, “Buddhism and the Ecological Challenge” Friday, May 15, 2015 | 6:30 to 8:00 pm UBC | Asian Centre [...]

Public Lecture: David Loy on Buddhism and the Ecological Challenge 2015-03-25T14:18:33+00:00

Public Lecture: Wendi Adamek on Fathers and Daughters in Chinese Buddhism

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society and the UBC Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum are delighted to welcome Professor Wendi Adamek (University of Calgary), who will present a lecture entitled, "Fathers and Daughters in Chinese Buddhism" Friday, April [...]

Public Lecture: Wendi Adamek on Fathers and Daughters in Chinese Buddhism 2015-03-08T21:23:43+00:00