April 13-15 2012: TLKY Conference on Buddhism and the Political Process, Miller Lash House, UTSC. Details TBA For more information, see updates at: http://buddhiststudies.chass.utoronto.ca/
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Earlier in February, 2012, Australia hosted its first international Buddhist conference. It appears to have been a great success, to the great credit of the organizers. Here is the web link: www.buddhismandaustralia.com./ Would something of this nature perhaps be worth organizing in Canada?
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UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will hold a conference on contemporary Buddhist art July 6-8, 2012 at the University of British Columbia’s Point Grey campus. Part of event series for Summer 2012 that includes the “Visions of Enlightenment” exhibition (May 10 – September 30), sponsored... Read more »
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The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School will be holding their 10th annual International Scientific Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012, at the Four Points Conference Center in Norwood, Massachusetts. Among the plenary sessions are: Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery: The Story of an Emerging Research Program Linda... Read more »
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Various people have written about the Buddhist Council of Canada, which operated in the 1980s, but none have given a definitive account of the who, what, where, when, why and how of it. Now Suwanda Sugunasiri has written a comprehensive history which has been edited and revised by John Negru and Stanley Fefferman. Since those... Read more »
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