Tag Archives: Buddhism

CFP Deadline: May 1, USA Workshop on Buddhist Tourism in Asia

[ April 29, 2015 to May 1, 2015. ] This workshop on “Buddhist Tourism in Asia: Sacred Spaces within Global Networks” is organized by Courtney Bruntz (Oregon State University and Brooke Schedneck, Chiangmai University. It will be held April 8-10, 2016 at Oregon State University.  May 1st, 2015, is the deadline for submission of manuscripts.

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Across Asia, Buddhists, government organizations, business corporations, and individuals [...]

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April 9, US Film Launch, Burma’s Peace Potential, “Portraits of Diversity”

[ April 9, 2015; 2:00 am to 2:30 am. ] Every day in Burma, monks, doctors, teachers, even a popular reggae singer from Yangon, set examples of unity and cooperation, in contrast to headlines about violence between Buddhists and Muslims.

On April 9, the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington DC on April 9, in partnership with the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, will host [...]

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April 3-4, Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium, USA

[ April 3, 2015 to April 4, 2015. ] The first Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium will be held April 3-4, 2015 in Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

The ISARH Symposium 2015 focuses on the role of faith systems in the history of the subcontinent. The symposium  seeks to understand Hinduism and its variants, Buddhism, South Asian Islam, Jainism, Sikhism, and [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 31, Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium, USA

[ January 22, 2015 to January 31, 2015. ] The first Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium will be held April 3-4, 2015 in Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

The ISARH Symposium 2015 welcomes presentation proposals focusing on the role of faith systems in the history of the subcontinent. The symposium seeks to understand Hinduism and its variants, Buddhism, South Asian Islam, [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 31, Workshop on Yogacara Buddhism, Germany

[ December 16, 2014 to December 31, 2014. ] The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany, is pleased to announce a call for papers for the workshop “Yogacara Buddhism in Context: Approaches to Yogacara Philosophy throughout Ages and Cultures,” to be held on June 19-20, 2015 in Munich, Germany. PhD students and postdocs are invited to present their research.

The keynote [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 25, Buddhism and Australia conference, Australia

[ November 15, 2014 to November 25, 2014. ] The IC Buddhism & Australia is pleased to invite abstracts for panel sessions and individual papers for the 4th International Conference on Buddhism & Australia.

This conference investigates the history, current and future directions of Buddhism in Australasian region and will be held on 26-28 February, 2015 in Perth, Western Australia.

The conference is a platform for [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 20, Seminar on World Religions:Enter, the Metaphysics, India

[ November 12, 2014 to November 20, 2014. ] The Department of Philosophy, Goa University, Goa- 403206, India is all set to organize an International Seminar on “World Religions: Enter, the Metaphysics – Metaphysical Approach to World Religions through Symbols” from 25-27 February, 2015 at the Conference Hall of Goa University. The Seminar is aimed at exploring the possibility of synthesizing major world religions [...]

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Sep. 6-7 Conference: Mindfulness, Education and Transformation, Australia

[ September 6, 2014 8:30 am to September 7, 2014 5:30 pm. ] The Nan Tien Institute Postgraduate Department of Buddhist Studies in co-operation with theFaculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, will hold a conference on the theme of “Mindfulness, Education and Transformation” September 06 – 07, 2014 at the Nan Tien Temple Conference Centre of Nan Tien Institute, 180 Berkeley Road, Berkeley (Wollongong), NSW, 2506, Australia.

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June 20 Documentary: Buddhism after the Tsunami-The Souls of Zen, Japan

[ June 20, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit on “3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity” presents a screening of a documentary film on

Buddhism after the Tsunami-The Souls of Zen 3/11 Japan Special

June 20, 2014
18:30~20:00
Room 301, Building 10,
Yotsuya Campus, Sophia University

This documentary explores the role of Buddhism in care for the 3/11 bereaved and the dead based [...]

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January 13 Conference, “Religion and Politics: Power and Empowerment,” Hong Kong

[ January 13, 2014; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The January 13 Hong Kong Conference on “Religion & Politics: Power and Empowerment,” is organized by the Centre for Comparative and Public Law, the Faith and Global Engagement initiative, and Bridging Gaps.

This interfaith conference will explore the relationship between spiritual ethos and power in a number of world religions – Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. In [...]

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