THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / McMASTER UNIVERSITY YEHAN NUMATA BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM presents ANYA BERNSTEIN (Harvard University) LECTURE More Alive Than All the Living: Sovereign Bodies and Cultural Politics in Buddhist Siberia THURSDAY, February 27, 2014, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317 This talk explores religious practice among Buryats, a Siberian people, through scholarship on sovereignty... Read more »
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The University of Toronto / McMaster University Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program presents: NICOLAS MORRISSEY (University of Georgia) LECTURE: Reflections on an Enigmatic Structure at Nalanda and Visual Eclecticism in the Buddhist Art of Medieval Bihar and Bengal THURSDAY, January 23, 2014, 3-5 pm, UTSG, JHB 317 The monument identified as ‘Stone Temple Number 2’ within... Read more »
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The UofT/McMaster Yehan Numata Buddhist Studies Program presents a reading group and lecture on Buddhism in Nepal: ALEXANDER VON ROSPATT (University of California Berkeley) READING GROUP The Sacred Origins of the Svayambhucaitya and the Nepal Valley. Foreign Speculation and Local Myth, and The Mural Paintings of the Svayambhupurana at the Shrine of Santipur, and their... Read more »
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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / McMASTER UNIVERSITY YEHAN NUMATA PROGRAM BUDDHIST STUDIES PROGRAM RUPERT GETHIN (Bristol University) NUMATA LECTURE AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE 2nd BIENNIAL UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE: The Quest for the Historical Buddha and the Path to Enlightenment FRIDAY, November 1, 2013, 4-6 pm, UTSC, JHB 318 The study of the... Read more »
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The Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University is delighted to welcome our Dr. Harry Lyman Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor, Raoul Birnbaum. Professor Birnbaum (University of California Santa Cruz) is an internationally-renowned scholar of Chinese Buddhism and art history. All are invited to a public lecture at McMaster: “What is a ‘Buddhist Painting’? Some Registers... Read more »
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