Category Archives: Conferences

Conferences organized by the Contemporary Society Program.

Upcoming Conference: Buddhism and Politics in the Twentieth-Century

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will hold a conference on Buddhism and Politics on June 6-7, 2014 at the C.K. Choi Building, Point Grey campus. ***Event is free and open to public … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Buddhism and Politics in the Twenty-First Century (June 6th – 7th)

“Buddhism and Politics in the Twenty-First Century” UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, will hold a conference on Buddhism and the politics in the twenty-first century June 6-7, 2014 at the … Continue reading

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Video: Professor Halkias Talks Pure Land in Tibetan Buddhism

**Reblogged from Asia Pacific Memo*** Featuring Georgios T. Halkias A few months ago the Asia Pacific Memo sat down with Dr. Georgios T. Halkias a noted scholar of Pure Land Buddhism, particularly of the Himalayan region, and the author ofLuminous Bliss, A … 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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Upcoming Conference: The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures

All are welcome to register and attend the conference and keynote lectures. *Registration fee includes meals and refreshments for the weekend. The Pure Land in Buddhist Cultures: History, Image, Praxis, Thought Conference will be taking place at the Vancouver campus … Continue reading

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