Category Archives: At UBC

Upcoming Workshop:

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program will present a workshop on Buddhist perspectives on the work of care: Date: Friday, May 9th, 2014 Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm (Doors open at 1:30pm)  Place: C. K. Choi Building, Room 120 Lectures are … Continue reading

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Becoming Citizens: Student-Monks and the Rise of Social Engagement in Modern Chinese Buddhism

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program presents a lecture by the Venerable Rongdao Lai. “Becoming Citizens: Student-Monks and the Rise of Social Engagement in Modern Chinese Buddhism” Date: Wednesday, 9 April 2014 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Place: Room 120, … Continue reading

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Keynote Addresses: Georgios Halkias and Masahiro Shimoda

You are cordially invited to two keynotes addresses for the conference, “The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures: History, Image, Praxis, Thought”: Dr. Georgios Halkias – Pure Land in Tibet Dr. Masahiro Shimoda – Pure Land in Ancient India *Please click … Continue reading

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Three Upcoming Lectures on Buddhism

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, in conjunction with the Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum, Kameyama Lecture Series, and Contemporary Tibetan Studies Program, presents three lectures on Buddhism this March: Dr. Weirong Shen, research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton … Continue reading

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Talk by Professor Albert Welter on Buddhist Relic Veneration in Medieval China

UBC’s Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum, together with the Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program (generously supported by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Foundation), are pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Professor Albert Welter, University of Winnipeg. January 24, 5:00 … Continue reading

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