Mission:

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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2 月 14, 2020

International Conference on Song-Dynasty Chan: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on an East Asian Buddhist Tradition

February 27-29, 2020. Collège de France and École Pratique des Hautes Études, Université Paris (Paris, France).
2 月 4, 2020

International Conference on “Esoteric Buddhism and East Asian Society”

March 7-8, 2020. University of British Columbia.
2 月 4, 2020

Workshop & Lecture Series: Buddhism, Physics, and Philosophy Redux

April 17-19, 2020. University of California, Berkeley, 315 Wheeler Hall (Maude Fife Room).