[Call for Papers] UBC Conference: Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in Asian Religions and Culture (Deadline: Aug. 30, 2017)

The SSHRC partnership project “From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions” based in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia cordially invites participation in this 3-day (April 20-22, 2018) conference at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. This conference explores the many ways in which animals have … Continue reading [Call for Papers] UBC Conference: Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in Asian Religions and Culture (Deadline: Aug. 30, 2017)

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2017 Canadian Society for the Study of Religion Conference Reflection

Recently, I have been in contact with the manager of the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies. Since I was about to attend the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 meeting for the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion at Ryerson University in Toronto, from May 27th – 30th,  I was asked to … Continue reading 2017 Canadian Society for the Study of Religion Conference Reflection

[Event Announcement] Conference: The End of Life: Dying, Suicide, Death at Institute for the Humanities, SFU (Nov.2-3, 2016)

Questions regarding the end of life––about dying, suicide, and death––have been with humanity from ancient times. Many thinkers have wrestled with the realities of suffering and mortality, and how we as humans, individually and collectively, can be the most humane, compassionate, and just in face of such certainties. Only one thing appears sure, and this … Continue reading [Event Announcement] Conference: The End of Life: Dying, Suicide, Death at Institute for the Humanities, SFU (Nov.2-3, 2016)

[Call for Proposals] UBC Buddhist Studies Forum: Buddhism and Business, Market and Merit Conference: Intersections between Buddhism and Economics Past and Present (May 19-21,2017)

Buddhism and economics is emerging as a significant field of scholarly inquiry. Having long ago abandoned the vision of Buddhist practitioners as recluses seeking individual soteriological ends at a remove from the “ordinary” world, students of history, philosophers, and specialists in the subdiscipline of Buddhist economics itself are helping us to understand the religion’s pervasive … Continue reading [Call for Proposals] UBC Buddhist Studies Forum: Buddhism and Business, Market and Merit Conference: Intersections between Buddhism and Economics Past and Present (May 19-21,2017)

[Event Announcement] UBC Conference: Buddhism in the Global Eye: Beyond East and West (August 10-12, 2016)

Buddhism in the Global Eye: Beyond East and West University of British Columbia • August 10–12, 2016 Co-sponsored by the University of British Columbia’s Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society (Jessica L. Main, director) and The Modernization of Buddhism in Global Perspective Project (SSHRC Insight Grant: John S. Harding, … Continue reading [Event Announcement] UBC Conference: Buddhism in the Global Eye: Beyond East and West (August 10-12, 2016)

[Event Announcement] 2016 Dongguk University-UBC Joint-Conference

“조선시대의 불교문화: 새로운 연구성과 및 향후의 연구과제 (Buddhist Culture in Chosŏn Korea: New Findings and Research Challenges)” Event Details Start: 10 August 2016 8:00 am End: 11 August 2016 5:30 pm Venue: University Golf Club, 5185 W 10th Avenue * Free to attend but registration is required at ze.xiaoyi@gmail.com (Xiaoyi Ze) by July 23rd, Saturday. … Continue reading [Event Announcement] 2016 Dongguk University-UBC Joint-Conference

Ven. Yin Kit to Participate in Interreligious Conference (Nov. 4, 2015)

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, the Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver will host a conference on interreligious dialogue. With this conference, the Catholic Church marks the 50th anniversary of the document Nostra Aetate. Nostra Aetate is the Declaration on the Relations of the Church to Non-Christian Religions proclaimed by His Holiness Pope Paul VI on Oct. 28, 1965, … Continue reading Ven. Yin Kit to Participate in Interreligious Conference (Nov. 4, 2015)

The 6th Annual Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation Conference, UBC – Call For Papers: Buddhism in the Global Eye Aug. 10-12, 2016

Buddhism in the Global Eye: Beyond East and West The 6th Annual Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation Conference, hosted by the University of British Columbia’s Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society (Jessica L. Main, director) and co-sponsored by The Modernization of Buddhism in Global Perspective Project (SSHRC Insight Grant, John S. Harding, … Continue reading The 6th Annual Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation Conference, UBC – Call For Papers: Buddhism in the Global Eye Aug. 10-12, 2016