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Moving to a New Website: Please Update your Bookmarks!

As part of our recent Renaming Ceremony, held on October 17, 2014, when we became “The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society,” we’ve built a new website: http://buddhism.arts.ubc.ca/ This WordPress.com blog has served us … Continue reading

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Public Talk: Prof. Laliberte on Buddhist Philanthropy in China

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, is pleased to welcome Professor André Laliberté, for a talk entitled “The Growth of Buddhist philanthropy in contemporary China,” on June 16, 2014 at the … Continue reading

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“Zen Terrorism: Meditation as a Terrorist Weapon in 1930s Japan”

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, funded by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, is pleased to welcome Professor Brian Victoria, for a talk on “Zen Terrorism: Meditation as a Terrorist Weapon in 1930s Japan” on June 9, 2014 at the Asian Centre, UBC, Point Grey campus. Continue reading

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Jan 20 and 22 (Chinese Language): Visit from Monks of Longquan Monastery, Beijing to UBC

UBC’s Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program, generously supported by The Tung Lin Kok Yuen Canada Foundation, together with UBC’s Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum, are pleased to welcome Ven. Xianli 賢立 and Xianxun 賢遜 to UBC campus. (These are Chinese language talks. … Continue reading

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The Space That Is More than Space: New Perspectives on Buddhist Sacred Sites in East Asia

The Space That Is More than Space: New Perspectives on Buddhist Sacred Sites in East Asia Room 604, UBC Asian Centre, The University of British Columbia (UBC), August 2, 2013 8:30AM-8:50AM     Registration 8:50AM-9:00AM     Welcome Remarks 9:00AM-10:00AM Keynote speaker: Ven. … Continue reading

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