Consuming Religion

[CFP] UofAlberta: RSGSS Graduate Student Symposium: Consuming Religion: Victuals and Consumption in Religious Traditions

RSGSS Graduate Student Symposium Call for Abstracts Consuming Religion: Victuals and Consumption in Religious Traditions University of Alberta April 16 - 17, 2019 Keynote Speakers: Dr. Rachel Berger (Concordia Univ. – Montreal) and Dr. Aaron Gross (Univ. of San Diego) The Religious Studies Graduate Student Society from Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Alberta invites … Continue reading [CFP] UofAlberta: RSGSS Graduate Student Symposium: Consuming Religion: Victuals and Consumption in Religious Traditions

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connections conference

[CFP] UofLethbridge: CONNECTIONS: Humanities and Social Sciences Conference (May 4-5, 2019)

May 4-5, 2019 University of Lethbridge Showcasing undergraduate and masters student research in the humanities and social sciences. Show off the best of your academic work at the first Connections: Humanities and Social Sciences Student Conference at the University of Lethbridge on May 4-5. Proposals for papers from any discipline with the academic fields of … Continue reading [CFP] UofLethbridge: CONNECTIONS: Humanities and Social Sciences Conference (May 4-5, 2019)

Busy Buddhists

[Event] Public Talk: Busy Buddhists: Monastic and Missionary Imperatives in the New Kadampa Tradition by Christopher Emory-Moore

A public talk by Christopher Emory-Moore, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Religious Studies, University of Waterloo March 13, 2019, 7:00 pm, Kitchener Public Library, Room A Abstract Founded by the Tibetan-British monk Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in 1991, the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU) is a fast-growing and controversial transnational Buddhist network that … Continue reading [Event] Public Talk: Busy Buddhists: Monastic and Missionary Imperatives in the New Kadampa Tradition by Christopher Emory-Moore

Public Lectures by Dr. Valerian Rodrigues

[Events] SFU & UBC: Public Lectures by Dr. Valerian Rodrigues

February 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 8:00pm, SFU Surrey 2600, Simon Fraser University The Agonistic Engagement Between Ambedkar and Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand GANDHI, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, and Bhimrao Ramji AMBEDKAR, were the two tallest leaders of India’s national movement and instrumental in laying down the framework of Indian democracy. While Gandhi made … Continue reading [Events] SFU & UBC: Public Lectures by Dr. Valerian Rodrigues

Fifth Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions

[CFP] UofT: Fifth Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions (October 3-4, 2019)

The Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the 5th Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions (GCSAR). The GCSAR is an inherently interdisciplinary conference, facilitating critical and scholastically rigorous conversations across historical periods, geographies, methodologies, and subject matter. We are pleased to welcome Ayesha Irani, Assistant … Continue reading [CFP] UofT: Fifth Biennial Graduate Conference on South Asian Religions (October 3-4, 2019)

the sixth annual text and context symposium

[CFP] Memorial University: The Sixth Annual Text and Context Symposium

Text & Context Symposium 'Religion Out Of Place' April 8-9, 2019 Call for Papers The Department of Religious Studies at Memorial University is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Text and Context Symposium, a two-day event held on the Memorial Campus, exploring the textual and contextual underpinnings of methodological approaches to the study of religion. … Continue reading [CFP] Memorial University: The Sixth Annual Text and Context Symposium

[CFP] UofT: Annual Graduate Student Symposium: Negativity, Pessimisms, and Sad Affects in the Study of Religion (Submission deadline: Feb. 10, 2019)

Keynote Lectures by Dr. Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto Dr. Anthony Paul Smith, La Salle University **Deadline Extended** Negativity, Pessimisms, and Sad Affects in the Study of Religion University of Toronto April 18-19, 2019 The Graduate Student Association at the University of Toronto’s Department for the Study of Religion invites graduate students from all disciplines … Continue reading [CFP] UofT: Annual Graduate Student Symposium: Negativity, Pessimisms, and Sad Affects in the Study of Religion (Submission deadline: Feb. 10, 2019)

medicine, myth and magic

[CFP] McGill: CREOR Graduate Student Annual Conference: Medicine, Myth and Magic (Submission deadline: Feb 1, 2019)

Conference Topic: Crossroads of Medicine and Religion Dates: April 12-14, 2019 Location: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Submission Deadline: Friday, February 1st, 2019 Contact: gradconference.relgstud@mail.mcgill.ca Description of the conference: The McGill Centre for Research on Religion (CREOR) graduate student annual conference invites graduate students and emerging scholars to participate in a special edition conference rethinking … Continue reading [CFP] McGill: CREOR Graduate Student Annual Conference: Medicine, Myth and Magic (Submission deadline: Feb 1, 2019)

On Chinese Qin and Chan Buddhism Literature_ to learn from the performance of Guqin

[Event] UBC: On Chinese Qin and Chan Buddhism Literature: to learn from the performance of Guqin

The Glorisun Global Network for Buddhist Studies, with administrative support from FROGBEAR, proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Huqun Li (China University of Political Science and Law) When:  1:30 pm Thursday March 14, 2019         Venue: Room 604 of the Asian Centre Abstract: The Chinese guqin (qin 琴) is one of the oldest and longest … Continue reading [Event] UBC: On Chinese Qin and Chan Buddhism Literature: to learn from the performance of Guqin

the initial rise of manjusri belief_ centered on the “three biographies of qing liang mountain”

[Event] UBC: The Initial Rise of Manjusri Belief: Centered on the “Three Biographies of Qing Liang Mountain”

The Tianzhu Network for the Study of Buddhist Cultures, with administrative support from FROGBEAR, proudly presents a lecture by Dr. Long Chen (Xinzhou Teachers University) When: 4:30 pm Thursday, January 24, 2019 Venue: UBC, Buchanan Building Room 302 Abstract: Starting from the characteristics of Manjusri belief and combining with the translation and dissemination of Buddhist … Continue reading [Event] UBC: The Initial Rise of Manjusri Belief: Centered on the “Three Biographies of Qing Liang Mountain”