SEMINAR> 2021 DIRI Buddhist Academy Zoominar Series

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April 12, 2021 to April 30, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Religious Studies and Theology, East Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, Asian History / Studies

The Dhammachai International Research Institute (DIRI) is holding a Zoominar series from April 12-30, 2021 (Time follows Bangkok standard time [ICT]). This is the list of the event. All talks can be accessed via the following link without registering in advance.

Meeting ID: 825 3655 7097

Passcode: 072



April 12, 2021 (3-4pm ICT)

Dr. Jeff Wilson (DIRI, Australia)

Topic: Buddhism, Husserl and the Void


April 15, 2021 (9-10am ICT)

Dr. D.E. Osto (Massey University, NZ)

Topic: Entering the Supreme Array: A Mahāyāna Dharmology for the 21st Century


April 17, 2021 (3-4pm ICT)

Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh (Gautam Buddha University, India)

Topic: A Re-examination of Devadatta’s Character as Depicted in the Buddhist Scriptures


April 20, 2021 (4-5pm ICT)

Dr. Yojana Bhagat (University of Mumbai, India)

Topic: Asokan inscriptions


April 24, 2021 (8-9am ICT)

Prof. Dr. Richard Salomon (University of Washington, USA)

Topic: A Newly Discovered Biography of the Buddha in Gāndhārī


April 26, 2021 (4-5pm ICT)

Prof. Dr. Anand Singh (Nalanda University, India)

Topic: Nuns and Laywomen as Donors at Sārnāth: Locating Gender, Endowments, and Autonomy


April 26, 2021 (9-10pm ICT)

Dr. Stefan Baums (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany)

Topic: Buddhist Inscriptions from Ancient Gandhāra: A Window on Faith, Ritual and Patronage


April 27, 2021 (1-2pm ICT)

Dr. Mark Allon (University of Sydney, Australia)

Topic: The Composition and Transmission of Early Buddhist Texts


April 28, 2021 (2-3pm ICT)

Prof. Dr. Michael Zimmermann (University of Hamburg, Germany)

Topic: The Buddha Within:  an Unorthodox Idea in Indian Buddhism?


April 29, 2021 (7:30-8:30pm ICT)

Dr. Imre Galambos (University of Cambridge, UK)

Topic: Untying the Bonds of Hatred: A Dhāraṇī from Dunhuang


April 30, 2021 (TBD)

Dr Lina Verchery (University of Otago, NZ)

Buddhism and Filmmaking: Challenges and Possibilities

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