Category Archives: Asian Studies

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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Report on Simon Wickham-Smith’s Lecture on Spiritual Ecology in Contemporary Mongolian Literature

 Around 20 people attended the exhaustive lecture by Simon Wickham-Smith on the Spiritual Ecology in Contemporary Mongolia, which was held in Conference Room 210 at the C.K. Choi Building in the UBC Point Grey Campus on the evening of January 26, 2012. … Continue reading

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“Telling it Slant” by Sonja Arntzen

Sonja Arntzen, Professor Emerita, University of Toronto, will present a lecture: “Telling it Slant”: Dreams and Religious Meaning in the Sarashina Diary (Kameyama Lecture, Department of Asian Studies) 5:00 pm, Friday, September 30, at UBC’s Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, Room … Continue reading

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