[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

[Webinar] Interior Adornment: On the Hidden Contents of Chinese Buddhist Statues in Context by James Robson

Please see the event recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLcraNPiNHA The SOAS Centre of Buddhist Studies announces the first event in the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Lecture series in Chinese Buddhism.   Please register in advance for this webinar:https://soas-ac-uk.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_boajwRRaTSeYTkCkSBbZzQAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Date and Time: 30 … Continue reading [Webinar] Interior Adornment: On the Hidden Contents of Chinese Buddhist Statues in Context by James Robson

[Webinar] Resisting Settler Colonialism as Buddhist Allies to Indigenous Peoples with Natalie Avalos

Please see the event recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu0kh8RH7j8 Date and Time Fri, October 23, 2020, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM PDT RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/resisting-settler-colonialism-as-buddhist-allies-to-indigenous-peoples-tickets-121598194473 Contemporary Indigenous movements for sovereignty, like Standing Rock in 2016, have highlighted the ongoing violence settler colonialism perpetuates against lands and peoples. In this talk, I'll discuss how Buddhists can draw from … Continue reading [Webinar] Resisting Settler Colonialism as Buddhist Allies to Indigenous Peoples with Natalie Avalos