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Call for Papers: Buddhism and Politics in the Twenty-First Century (June 6th – 7th)

“Buddhism and Politics in the Twenty-First Century” UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will hold a conference on Buddhism and the politics in the twenty-first century June 6-7, 2014 at the [...]

Call for Papers: Buddhism and Politics in the Twenty-First Century (June 6th – 7th) 2014-03-04T22:15:59+00:00

Call for Papers: Buddhist Perspectives on the Work of Care (May 9th – 10th)

“Buddhist Perspectives on the Work of Care” UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will hold a workshop on Buddhist perspectives on the work of care May 9-10, 2014 at the University [...]

Call for Papers: Buddhist Perspectives on the Work of Care (May 9th – 10th) 2014-03-03T22:27:27+00:00

Conference Panel: New Interactions with Japan Buddhist Images and Ideas

Saturday, July 7, 2012, 10:30am – 11:45am "Pilgrimage to Two Local Temples in Kyushu" Sherry Fowler (University of Kansas). By the sixteenth century many temples in Japan with a central icon of Kannon (Avalokiteśvara) were organized into different thirty-three stop pilgrimage [...]

Conference Panel: New Interactions with Japan Buddhist Images and Ideas 2012-06-15T14:40:21+00:00

Conference Panel: Western Appearances

Saturday, July 7, 2012, 1:30pm – 2:45pm “Legend of the Colfax Buddha Heads: Landscape, Race, and the Visual Cultures of Buddhist Modernism” Gregory Levine (University of California at Berkeley). In 2005, the artist Casey O’Connor surreptitiously seeded hundreds of porcelain objects [...]

Conference Panel: Western Appearances 2012-06-15T14:39:58+00:00

Conference Panel: Contemporary Artists and their Buddhist Inspirations

Saturday, July 7, 2012, 9:00am – 10:15am “Changing Perspectives: Politics, Identity and Buddhism in Contemporary Sri Lankan Art” Sabine Grosser (University of Paderborn). Politics, identity and Buddhism – contemporary Sri Lankan artists are facing a complex globalized […]

Conference Panel: Contemporary Artists and their Buddhist Inspirations 2012-06-15T14:39:30+00:00