Dear Friends, We are grateful to all of the speakers and attendees who have participated in our Rainy Season Research Series that began in July. For those who have missed a talk, videos of past seminars can be seen on our website here. Today, we are happy to announce that the Research Series will continue with 5 more speakers during the final month of vassa.
Transnational Network of Theravada Studies | Shan State Buddhist University | King’s College London
Rainy Season Research Series **New Talks Added**
Dates: Every Friday from 25 Sept through 23 Oct 2020
Time: 14:30-15:30 Sri Lanka = 15:30-16:30 Myanmar = 16:00-17:00 Thailand = 10:00-11:00 UK. For your home city, you may check the time with an online world time converter.
Online Platform: Microsoft Teams app or browser via this link.
Registration: Not needed. All welcome!
Schedule: See below.
For abstracts, see our website: https://theravadastudies.org/rainy-season-research-series/
Reader in Asian History, Manchester Metropolitan University
“Pali at Bagan: The lingua franca of the Theravada Buddhist Ecumene”
Ven. Dr. Devindabhipala
Lecturer in Buddhist Sociology, Shan State Buddhist University
“Individual Enlightenment and Social Responsibility:
Reinterpreting Theravada Holy Monks from a Buddhist Sociological Perspective”
Emeritus Boden Professor of Sanskrit, University of Oxford
“The importance of the so-called 'transfer of merit' for understanding the history of Buddhism”
Associate Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Silpakorn University
“Wihan at Wat Traphang Thong Lang, Sukhothai: Cultural Linkages with Sri Lanka and Myanmar”
Professor of South Asian Buddhist Studies at the University of Sydney
“Research on the Kuthodaw Pagoda marble-stelae recension of the Pali canon in Mandalay, Myanmar”
Courtesy of the Transnational Network of Theravada Studies (TNTS)
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