[Workshop] UofT_ Rohingya in Peril_ Buddhist_Muslim tensions in Myanmar and Beyond (Feb.8, 2018)

[Workshop] UofT: Rohingya in Peril: Buddhist/Muslim tensions in Myanmar and Beyond (Feb.8, 2018)

Join us for an in depth discussion of the current situation in Burma/Myanmar, featuring three panelists and a discussion. This is the second event in our series, Rohingya in Peril, co-sponsored with the Asian Institute. This workshop features three 20-minute presentations by our panelists, followed by a discussion among the panelists, followed by a Q&A period … Continue reading [Workshop] UofT: Rohingya in Peril: Buddhist/Muslim tensions in Myanmar and Beyond (Feb.8, 2018)

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[Blog] The Birth of Insight and “Crossing the Dharmascape”: Professor Erik Braun’s Visit to Toronto and Hamilton

By Tony Scott On January 26th and 27th, Professor Erik Braun visited the University of Toronto and McMaster University as a warmly welcomed Numata speaker, meeting with students, leading a reading group, and delivering a public lecture. In Toronto first, the Associate Professor from the University of Virginia led a reading group on the fifth … Continue reading [Blog] The Birth of Insight and “Crossing the Dharmascape”: Professor Erik Braun’s Visit to Toronto and Hamilton

Buddhism and Violence: Roots of “Religious” Conflicts In Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Southern Thailand by Dennis Tan Chun Yee

The article is taken from Eastern Horizon Maganize, September 2015 which can be downloaded in full from here. Introduction On July 1, 2014, riots broke out in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city, claiming the lives of two people as well as causing injuries to many others.1 The riot also led to the destruction of numerous … Continue reading Buddhism and Violence: Roots of “Religious” Conflicts In Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Southern Thailand by Dennis Tan Chun Yee