[Webinar] Mid-Century Modern: Jōdo Shinshū and the Making of American Buddhism

Please click here to watch the event recording: https://buddhism.arts.ubc.ca/2021/04/07/video-mid-century-modern-jodo-shinshu-and-the-making-of-american-buddhism-with-qa/ Date and TimeMonday, March 22, 2021, 6:00 (PST) About this eventJōdo Shinshū Young Buddhist Associations before, during, and long after the illegal war-time incarceration of Japanese Americans actively promoted Buddhism as part of their contribution to American culture. Despite practicing American Buddhism for fifty years before … Continue reading [Webinar] Mid-Century Modern: Jōdo Shinshū and the Making of American Buddhism

[Webinar] The Treasury of Lives Biographical Encyclopedia

Watch the event recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlgWfsTUc8o Date and TimeMarch 12, 2021, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (EDT) About the eventThe Treasury of Lives is a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. In development since 2007, the online resource provides accessible and well-researched biographies of notable scholars, masters, or leaders in traditional … Continue reading [Webinar] The Treasury of Lives Biographical Encyclopedia

[Webinar] Convergences Between Buddhism and International Humanitarian Law

Please see here for the webinar recording: https://www.icrc.org/en/document/exploring-convergences-between-buddhism-and-international-humanitarian-law-introduction The ICRC in collaboration with the International Association of Theravada Buddhist Universities (IATBU), the International Association of Buddhist Universities (IABU), Shan State Buddhist University, the Association of Buddhist Colleges of Indonesia (APTABI), the International Network of Engaged Buddhists and King's College London is launching the first of … Continue reading [Webinar] Convergences Between Buddhism and International Humanitarian Law

[Webinar] Symposium: “Other Power” in Indian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese Buddhism: Its Nature and Role in Buddhist Awakening

Please see here for the event recording: https://buddhism.arts.ubc.ca/2021/01/27/video-other-power-in-buddhism-with-qa/ Date and time: Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 5:00 PM (PST) About this event The doctrine of “Other Power” continues to perplex many Buddhists and Buddhist scholars, who consider it antithetical to the foundational Buddhist spirit of self-cultivation. For many, it even reminds them of “grace” in Christianity. … Continue reading [Webinar] Symposium: “Other Power” in Indian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese Buddhism: Its Nature and Role in Buddhist Awakening

[Webinar] Envisioning the Buddhist Maṇḍala of Bhutan: The Importance of Terminology, Language, and “Secularities”

Watch the event recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3rVDT5pf4c&feature=youtu.be RSVP here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_BSAzjnrCTd6HpwHYM6CjXg Tibetan emic terminologies used as functional equivalents for “religion” and “politics” in Bhutanese textual sources shed light on institutionalized and conceptualized boundaries between societal spheres in pre-modern Bhutan―in the spirit of the multiple secularities approach understood as social distinction and differentiation in a non-evaluating sense. Among … Continue reading [Webinar] Envisioning the Buddhist Maṇḍala of Bhutan: The Importance of Terminology, Language, and “Secularities”

[Webinar] Buddhist Texts as Lived Objects by Jingjing Li

Listen to the event recording here: https://soundcloud.com/universityofvictoria/buddhist-texts-as-lived-objects Thursday, November 19, 2020, 5:00-6:00pm PST Meeting URL: https://uvic.zoom.us/j/96971529046?pwd=a1JWRk-JYWVUxbUpmYUVPeGhPSHFGdz09 The concept of ‘fabricated texts’ is used to describe a class of literature whose origin is unreliable and untrustworthy. Over the years, scholars have tried to prove whether certain texts are authentic or not. Upon doing so, they deem … Continue reading [Webinar] Buddhist Texts as Lived Objects by Jingjing Li

[Webinar] 2020 Toshihide Numata Book Award Presentation and Symposium

Please see here for the event recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bv5r0zBL0I Conference/Symposium | November 6 | 12-3:30 p.m. |  Webinar Sponsors:  Center for Buddhist Studies, BDK America Registration Required (see below)The Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism is presented on an annual basis to an outstanding book or books in the area of Buddhist studies. Administered by the Center … Continue reading [Webinar] 2020 Toshihide Numata Book Award Presentation and Symposium

[Webinar] Race Sciences and the Aryan Race in American Buddhism by Dr. Ryan Anningson

Watch the event recording here: https://www.facebook.com/queensreligion/videos/3689718821052496/ The School of Religion, Queen's University introduces an online lecture by the Flora Jane Baker Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Ryan Anningson on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020, 2:30-4:00 PM EDT. Zoom Link Please see the poster below for more information. Click here to see original post

[Webinar] Himalayan Research in the time of COVID-19: Views from Canada

Watch the event recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8pat296YeU&feature=youtu.be Featuring a panel of graduate students and emerging scholars across different disciplines and institutions in Canada, the roundtable discussion will explore the ongoing experience of what it is like to conduct research about the Himalayan region during a time of sheltering-in-place. Friday, November 13, 2020, 12:30 - 2:00 PDT … Continue reading [Webinar] Himalayan Research in the time of COVID-19: Views from Canada

[Webinar] Archetypes of Mindfulness by Chris Goto-Jones

Listen to the event recording here: https://soundcloud.com/universityofvictoria/archetypes-of-mindfulness Thursday, October 29, 5:00-6:00 p.m. PDT Meeting URL: https://uvic.zoom.us/j/96971529046?pwd=a1JWRk-JYWVUxbUpmYUVPeGhPSHFGdz09 Mindfulness today has become a multivocal concept, meaning different things for different people. This presentation discusses four ‘archetypes of mindfulness’ that represent a range of different drives for meaning pursued by practitioners today. It considers the monk (in pursuit … Continue reading [Webinar] Archetypes of Mindfulness by Chris Goto-Jones