Via lmlbuddhism… Public Lecture: Frances Wood on Buddhism, Nestorian Christianity, and the Silk Roads In celebration of UBC Library’s centennial, author and former British Library curator of Chinese collections Dr. Frances Wood, will speak on the movement of ideas and icons across Central Asia facilitated by the Silk Road trade routes: From Buddhism to Nestorian... Read more »
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INVITATION | Asian Heritage Month Education Roundtable and Asian Heritage Month Lecture The Heart of Asia, Right Here, Right Now: A Celebration of Asian Wisdom Traditions in Canada Opening Event | Pathways to Wellbeing in Our Times: The Contributions of Asian Wisdom Traditions FREE ADMISSION: Please register by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Friday, May 22, 2015, 1... Read more »
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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 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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Southeast Asia Seminar Series Lecture in the Arts, Histories, Literatures, and Religions of Burma “Transcultural Intimacies and Infidelities Under Colonial Rule: The History of Contesting Intermarriage, Religion, Race, and Nation in Burma (Myanmar)” Chie Ikeya (Rutgers University) Thursday, October 24, 2013 2:00 – 4.00 pm Department for the Study of Religion Jackman Humanities Building, Room... Read more »
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