As its long-term goal, this global network promotes innovative study of Buddhism and East Asian Cultures that crosses the boundaries between disciplines, countries, cultures, and religions. This global network significantly complements a $2.5-million grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) to support an international and interdisciplinary collaborative project called “From the Ground Up: East Asian Religions through Multi-Media Sources and Interdisciplinary Perspectives.” The project aims to build a public collection of religious materials, including texts, artifacts, photographs, and recordings at UBC to enhance public and scholarly understanding of Buddhism and East Asian cultures.


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九月 13, 2019

CFA: tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chinese Buddhism at the University of Southern California

Deadline to apply: October 14, 2019
八月 30, 2019

Tianzhu Book Prize Lecture: The Meanings of Meditation in Early Zen Buddhism

Sam Van Schaik (British Library). 7 pm. Saturday, September 21, 2019. UBC St. John’s College.
八月 16, 2019

Guest Lecture: The influence of Buddhism on Chinese language

Peng Lu (Wuhan University). 2:30 pm–4 pm, Thursday, October 3, 2019. UBC Asian Centre, Room 604.