Politics

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: Buddhism and the Political Process (UofT Scarborough)

The Department of Humanities, University of Toronto Scarborough is pleased to present, A Call for Papers for: The Tung Lin Kok Yuen 東蓮覺苑 Conference on Buddhism and the Political Process (April 13-15, 2012) The program committee welcomes proposals for papers [...]

Call for Papers: Buddhism and the Political Process (UofT Scarborough) 2011-10-23T21:57:14+00:00

Threads, Robes, and Alms-Rounds: Thai Buddhist Monks in the Recent Yellow Shirt vs. Red Shirt Conflict

by Jessica L. Main, reposted from Asia Pacific Memo. Reports disseminated by Buddhist news aggregators suggest instances when Buddhist monks act along political “lines” while claiming political neutrality. The recent conflict in Thailand is no exception. […]

Threads, Robes, and Alms-Rounds: Thai Buddhist Monks in the Recent Yellow Shirt vs. Red Shirt Conflict 2010-07-22T15:25:11+00:00

Introducing Asia Pacific Memo

The Institute of Asian Research at UBC has launched a new blog: ASIA PACIFIC MEMO. It features accessible scholarly knowledge about contemporary Asia. New content will be published 2+ times a week, normally on Tuesday and Thursday. The Memo will [...]

Introducing Asia Pacific Memo 2010-07-08T15:28:05+00:00

IAR 515B: Buddhism and Contemporary Society, Winter 2010

Buddhism, Violence, and the State in Modern and Contemporary Asia (3 credits) Course Syllabus Excerpt Wed   2:30-4:30  C.K. Choi Building Instructor: Jessica L. Main, jessica.main@ubc.ca, (604) 822-9305, C.K. Choi Building, Room 283 Office hours: Mondays, 10:00 am to 11:30 am [...]

IAR 515B: Buddhism and Contemporary Society, Winter 2010 2009-12-12T18:42:11+00:00