[Event] UVic: Merchants, Monastics and Chinese National Identity in Malaya

When: Thursday, January 16 5:00-6:00 p.m. Where: David Turpin Building, Room A110, University of Victoria The Republic of China was established on January 1, 1912. Although China’s last imperial dynasty, the Great Qing, survived until 1911, efforts to construct a modern Chinese nation-state had begun in earnest in the late-1890s. During the final decades of … Continue reading [Event] UVic: Merchants, Monastics and Chinese National Identity in Malaya

[Event] Toronto: Buddhist Hospice and Palliative Care – Panel Presentations

The first panel will address: Historical Development of Hospice and Palliative Care and the Role of Volunteers. The second panel will address: End-of-Life Care in the Buddhist Traditions. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/buddhist-hospice-and-palliative-care-panel-presentations-tickets-86327747617 For further information about the event and the speakers, please see the poster below: Click here to see original post

[Event] UofCalgary: Representing Nirvāna Through Inversion

The Calgary Institute for the Humanities Annual Fellows Lecture Series presentsRepresenting Nirvāna Through Inversion When: Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM MSTWhere: Hotel Alma, Senate Room, 169 University Gate Northwest, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 The Nirvāna-sūtra was one of the most influential and controversial scriptures introduced to China during … Continue reading [Event] UofCalgary: Representing Nirvāna Through Inversion

[Event] UBC: Did women produce Buddhist texts in Medieval China? And does it Matter if they did?

The Tianzhu Global Network in Buddhist Studies, with administrative support from FROGBEAR, proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Stephanie Balk. When: Thursday, January 30, 2020, 2:30 – 4:00 PMWhere: Room 604, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, UBC About this event As the only woman to ever rule China in her own name, Wu Zetian (r. … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Did women produce Buddhist texts in Medieval China? And does it Matter if they did?

[Event] UofT: Did the Buddha Teach Sexual Consent?: Emergent Ethics after Abuse Allegations in an American Insight Organization

When: February 22, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmWhere: Room 208, Main Activity Hall, Multi-Faith Centre, 569 Spadina Ave. Join us for the third event in our Intersections Between Buddhism & Society Public Lecture Series Abstract: With its focus on “spiritual friendship” and democratic organizational structures, the Insight network has often been promoted as an … Continue reading [Event] UofT: Did the Buddha Teach Sexual Consent?: Emergent Ethics after Abuse Allegations in an American Insight Organization

[Event] UofT: #CiteWomen in the Buddhist Studies Classroom: How Publishing Practices Shape our Teaching

When: February 21, 2020, 7:00 - 8:30pmWhere: Munk School of Global Affairs, 208N, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto A public lecture by Dr. Natasha Heller, Associate Professor, Chinese Religions at the Department of Religious Studies (University of Virginia) Research and teaching are intertwined in our scholarly lives: through research we produce the materials we teach with, … Continue reading [Event] UofT: #CiteWomen in the Buddhist Studies Classroom: How Publishing Practices Shape our Teaching

[Event] UofT: King Milinda in Independent Burma and the Struggle to Control the Buddhist Canon

Date and time: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:00AM - 12:00PMLocation: 208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto Description:The first independent Burmese administration of U Nu embarked on a national Buddhist revivalist project that included laws regulating Buddhism, sponsorship of lay-centred meditation centres, and the so-called Sixth Buddhist Council. This paper focuses on Burmese … Continue reading [Event] UofT: King Milinda in Independent Burma and the Struggle to Control the Buddhist Canon

[Event] UBC: Through Altruism to Enlightenment

The Tianzhu Network for the Study of Buddhist Cultures, with administrative support from FROGBEAR, proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Rey-Sheng Her, Tzu Chi Foundation. When: Thursday, November 7, 2:30-4pm Venue: Room 604, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall Abstract: Dharma Master Cheng Yen says that the Bodhisattva saves others first before he saves himself.  Until … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Through Altruism to Enlightenment

[Event] UBC: Cataloging the Medieval Japanese Sacred Transmitted Documents (shōgyō 聖教) from Shinpukuji 真福寺 and Amanosan Kongōji 天野山金剛寺

Speaker: Dr. George A. Keyworth (University of Saskatchewan) Date: Thursday, November 14 at 2:30 pm Venue: UBC Asian Centre, Room 604 Abstract: The Japanese term shōgyō 聖教 is used to refer to religious, though not always, documents that were cataloged locally and preserved in the libraries of temples, shrines, and shrine-temple complexes in medieval Japan. These … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Cataloging the Medieval Japanese Sacred Transmitted Documents (shōgyō 聖教) from Shinpukuji 真福寺 and Amanosan Kongōji 天野山金剛寺

[Event] UofT: Thinking with the Body: Buddhist Perspectives on Embodiment

November 12, 20196:00 pm - 7:30 pmJackman Humanities Building, Rm 318170 St. George St Join us for the second event in our Intersections Between Buddhism & Society Public Lecture Series Professor Luther Obrock on: “Thinking with the Body: Buddhist Perspectives on Embodiment” Luther Obrock is Assistant Professor in South Asian Religions at UTM. His research … Continue reading [Event] UofT: Thinking with the Body: Buddhist Perspectives on Embodiment