LECTURES> Online Buddhist Studies Events (Oct 5- Nov 23)

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Dear Colleagues,

After a long hiatus, here is a new list of online Buddhist studies events. A great thanks to Mariia Lepneva for collecting the majority of the events.

All events are in the GMT time zone, but it is still advisable to double-check the time when registering.


5 October 2022, 4pm GMT+0

ZOOM WEBINAR > Chinese Apocryphal Scriptures Reprinted in Korea and Vietnam: With the Mulian Sutra as an Example

Speaker: Rostislav Berezkin (Fudan University) and NGUYỄN Tô Lan (Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences)

Hosts: Center for Korean Studies and the Center for Southeast Asian Studies of UCLA

Registration: https://korea-vietnam.humspace.ucla.edu/speaker-series/chinese-apocryphal-scriptures-repri...


5 October 2022, 5pm

A secular Japan? The continuing debate on religion in Japanese Society

Dolores Martinez (Emeritus Reader in Anthropology, SOAS)

Meiji Jingu Autumn Lecture 2022



6 October, 5pm GMT

“Dunhuang at the Crossroads: The Manuscript Evidence”

Imre Galambos, Professor of Chinese, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge

Dunhuang Foundation

Sign up: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZDdi7Xa1QGaVAm_2jTlhoQ?timezone_id=Etc%2FGreen...


7-10 October 2022, please check the schedule for timing

CONFERENCE > The Dharma-Ending Age: The Climate Crisis through the Lens of Buddhist Eschatology, Past and Present

Hosts: Yin-Cheng Buddhist Studies Network; the From the Ground Up Project (www.frogbear.org) at the University of British Columbia; Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology 慈濟科技大學

Webpage: https://frogbear.org/the-dharma-ending-age

Schedule: https://frogbear.org/the-dharma-ending-age-schedule

Registration: https://ubc.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Erde-hqjMpH9TOcShAdCr-FXX7VMwEvG2C


13 October 2022, 4pm GMT+0

TALK > Searching for the Ancient Dalit Buddhist? Uncovering the Outcaste Socio-Economics behind Buddhist Cemetery Asceticism

Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Witkowksi (University of San Diego)

Host: The Center for Buddhist Studies at UCLA

Registration: https://www.international.ucla.edu/buddhist/event/15779


17 October 2022, 11pm GMT+0

TALK > Buddhism and Climate Change

Speaker: Daniel Capper (University of Southern Mississippi)

Host: Spotlight Series (Mangalam Research Center)

Event page: https://www.mangalamresearch.org/spotlight-lecture-series/

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/buddhism-and-climate-change-with-daniel-capper-tickets-425921...


19 October 2022, 12pm GMT+0

LECTURE > Dunhuang Performative Texts and Manuscript Studies

Speaker: Neil Schmid (Dunhuang Academy)

Host: BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series (Ruhr Universität Bochum)

Please pre-register until 18 October 2022, 10 am GMT+0

Registration: https://ruhr-uni-bochum.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5MkcemsqDkoHNN_9mUxCqH76DoYe3kexqQR


20 October 2022, 3pm GMT+0

SYMPOSIUM > Afghanistan: Architectural Heritage and Global Politics

Hosts: the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB)—in collaboration with the Society of Architectural Historians in the USA (SAH)

Registration: https://www.sahgb.org.uk/whatson/afghanistan-architectural-heritage-and-global-politics


22 October 2022, 1am GMT+0

LECTURE > Buddhism in Ancient Gandhara and Recent Manuscript Discoveries

Host: The Goodman Lectures (Khyentse Foundation)

Speaker: Professor Mark Allon, University of Sydney 

All lectures will be freely available online.

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckc-GqrjwvGdDVDwDqtzmelUTwcu318HCN

Event page: https://khyentsefoundation.org/event/gandhari/


26 October 2022, 12pm GMT+0

LECTURE > Feasting with a Maṇḍala: Gaṇacakra-Related Texts from Dunhuang and Their Significance

Host: BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series (Ruhr Universität Bochum)

Speaker: Yi Allan Ding (Chicago)

Registration: https://ruhr-uni-bochum.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5MvdeqqrTooE9Tcp826iqbfD4qhfYCxijsG

Please pre-register until 25 October 2022, 10 am GMT+0


9 November 2022, 3 pm GMT+0

DISCUSSION > A Discussion of Form and Function Regarding the Buddhist Cave Sites along the Silk Road

Speakers: Robert Sharf (Berkeley), Yamabe Nobuyoshi (Tokyo), Carmen Meinert and Henrik H. Sørensen

Host: BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series (Ruhr Universität Bochum)

Registration: https://ruhr-uni-bochum.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5ckcOuqpzsvHdYdw7uAUnaB9WN28b3AGTOv

Please pre-register until 8 November 2022, 3 pm GMT+0


15 November 2022, 2am GMT+0

LECTURE > From Ritual to Religion: The Consequences of Taking Nondualism Seriously

Speaker: Dr. Richard Payne

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/47th-annual-distinguished-faculty-lecture-with-dr-richard-pay...


19 November 2022, 2pm GMT+0

LECTURE > Jigme Lingpa and his Impact and Relevance to the Modern World

Speaker: Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Host: The Goodman Lectures (Khyentse Foundation)

Registration Open Soon

Event page: https://khyentsefoundation.org/event/jigme-lingpa-and-his-impact-and-relevance-to-the-mode...


23 November 2022, 12pm GMT+0

LECTURE > Life Cycles: Calendars, Festivals and Death at Dunhuang

Speaker: Neil Schmid (Dunhuang Academy)

Host: BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture Series (Ruhr Universität Bochum)

Please pre-register until 22 November 2022, 10am GMT+0

Registration: https://ruhr-uni-bochum.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5IucO2prDotGtX8DAPSdv8QPZQtPxFEMt3k

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