“Unbalanced Flows in the Subtle Body”_ A Talk by Professor Geoffrey Samuel

[Blog] “Unbalanced Flows in the Subtle Body”: A Talk by Professor Geoffrey Samuel

By Ryan Jones and Jingjing Li (McGill University) This semester, McGill’s School of Religious Studies (SRS) had the honor to invite Professor Geoffrey Samuel from Cardiff University and University of Sydney, as the annual Numata Visiting Scholar of 2017. With the support of the Numata foundation, SRS and McGill’s Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, … Continue reading [Blog] “Unbalanced Flows in the Subtle Body”: A Talk by Professor Geoffrey Samuel

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[Event Announcement] UBC Public Lecture: The Science of Healing: Tibetan Medicine as Local Practice, National Heritage, and Global Brand (Nov.7, 2016)

Often translated as ‘the science of healing’ (sowa rigpa), Tibetan medicine is at once a diverse system of healing with ancient roots extending out from the Tibetan Plateau and a modern, globalizing ‘alternative’ therapeutics. The contemporary practice of Tibetan medicine is enmeshed within multiple, and sometimes conflicting, agendas: from the need to conserve medicinal plants … Continue reading [Event Announcement] UBC Public Lecture: The Science of Healing: Tibetan Medicine as Local Practice, National Heritage, and Global Brand (Nov.7, 2016)