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Dear colleagues,

Here is an updated list of upcoming Buddhist studies events. Please be mindful of the different time zones and ways of signing up.

Guttorm Gundersen

Graduate student, EALC, Harvard University

 

October 6, 2021 at 1:15 pm ET

Pests, Keystone Species and Hungry Ghosts: The Gesar Epic and Human - Pika Relations on the Tibetan Plateau

Prof. Emily Yeh, University of Colorado Boulder

Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture series

https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAodu6vqj4pHNROexL-DwuYqMllR4LSzq_F

 

Dr. Jann Ronis,

"Collating Canons and Linking Data: Building Indra's Net for the Information Age"

Wed. Oct. 6 at 1pm Central Standard Time

https://northwestern.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j2nxOfCUSruHsgiZ43X_jg

 

Book launch: "Yasodhara and the Buddha" with Vanessa Sasson AND "American Jewbu: Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change" with Emily Sigalow

Thu, Oct 7, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/nu-and-mu-a-2-part-series-on-jews-and-buddhism-tickets-1624529...

 

Sonam Kachru

Other Lives: Mind and World in Indian Buddhist Philosophy

Thursday, October 7, 5:30-7pm Pacific Time

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/other-lives-mind-and-world-in-indian-buddhist-philosophy-tick...

 

Tatiana Chudakova, Tufts University

Mixing Medicines: Ecologies of Care in Buddhist Siberia

Colloquium: Central Asia Working Group | October 14 | 5-7 p.m. | Online Zoom Webinar

https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/ieas.html?event_ID=141883&date=2021-10-1...

 

A Forest of Knowledge about the Texts and Images regarding Buddhist Saints, Sages, Translators, and Encyclopedists

A Conference in Honour of Prof. Koichi Shinohara’s 80th Birthday

(October 14–16, 2021)

https://glorisunglobalnetwork.org/a-forest-of-knowledge/?fbclid=IwAR1HYIKaoPYwL8ksflvQz9rq...

 

Trent Walker, Postdoctoral Fellow, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University.

Text and Bitext in Middle Cambodia

Date & Time: October 14, 2021, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Hawaii Time

https://www.cseashawaii.org/events/text-and-bitext-in-middle-cambodia/

 

Ven. Dr. Aggamaha Pandita Walpola Piyananda, Abbot of Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara, Los Angeles.

"Buddhist Influence in America".

Organized by the Department of Religious Studies and the REL Graduate Council of the University of the West.

Time: Oct 14, 2021, at 5:00 PM Pacific Time

https://zoom.us/j/99826168084?pwd=OUdjRjlqTVo3elBQbkwySExGc1dsUT09&fbclid=IwAR1IrN8hC6Bcpq... Meeting ID: 998 2616 8084

Passcode: 828194

 

October 15 (Friday), 4:00 – 5:00 pm EDT, Online Zoom Event

Ancient Spirit, Modern Body: The Rise of Global Shugendō

SHAYNE DAHL, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Toronto, 2019)

Moderator: HELEN HARDACRE, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society, Harvard University

Reischauer Institute Japan Forum presentation.

https://rijs.fas.harvard.edu/events/ancient-spirit-modern-body-rise-global-shugendo

 

Friday 15 October, 12pm. Gray Tuttle (Columbia), "The Lifespans of Lamas: Mining Biographical Data to Examine Tibetan Longevity." https://cornell.campusgroups.com/buddhiststudies/talkseries/?fbclid=IwAR17VNG-ndObLV9PLb2E...

 

Growing a Research Network: Approaches to Global Book History

Suzanne Conklin Akbari, Institute for Advanced Study, and Alexandra Gillespie, University of Toronto

Friday, October 15, 2021, 12:00 - 1:30 pm EDT (via Zoom)

https://www.library.upenn.edu/about/exhibits-events/growing-research-network-approaches-gl...

 

Stefania Travagnin (SOAS)

"From the Center to the Periphery: Buddhist Discourses in Modern Neijiang 內江"

Oct 16, 2021 02:00 PM in London

https://sichuanreligions.com

 

Maria Heim, Amherst College

Pleasure, Happiness, and Bliss in Ancient Indian Thought

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 04:30pm - 06:00pm EST

https://religion.rutgers.edu/events/upcoming-events/icalrepeat.detail/2021/10/20/25/-/plea...

 

The Social Sources and Cultural Forms of Buddhism in Contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand

Sally McAra (University of Auckland), Mark R. Mullins (University of Auckland)

OCT 21, 2021 4.00pm-5.30pm AEDT

https://www.nantien.edu.au/the-social-sources-and-cultural-forms-of-buddhism-in-contempora...

 

Prof. Sarah H. Jacoby, Northwestern University

The Relatable and Extraordinary Life of Sera Khandro Dewé Dorjé

Thursday 9:30 Central Daylight Time, October 21, 2021

https://khyentsefoundation.org/the-goodman-lectures/

 

Institute of Buddhist Studies 2021 Graduate Student: Symposium Authority and Normativity in and Between Buddhist Traditions

Keynote Speaker Dr. Ann Gleig. “There’s Nothing Buddhist About This”: Reflections on Racial Justice, Regulation, and ‘Real’ Buddhism.

October 22

https://www.shin-ibs.edu/event/gss2021/?fbclid=IwAR1XRR2rKFi77sn273kwAVN0ZC0ntWOX66RA7qC70...

 

Aaron Proffitt (University at Albany-SUNY)

Buddha's Name as Mantra in Medieval Japan

Oct 25, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time

Harvard Buddhist Studies Forum

https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcuf-CsrDMvH9a02UR3MCAR_3t_83P_OpHa

 

Neil Schmid (Dunhuang)

Dunhuang Caves and the Aesthetics of Scale

BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture

28 October 2021 02:15 p.m. – 03:45 p.m.

https://buddhistroad.ceres.rub.de/en/events/dunhuang-caves-and-aesthetics-scale-en-1/

 

Speaker/Performer: Jin Xu (徐津), Vassar College

Heavenly Palace in the Yellow Springs: The Wirkak Sarcophagus (580 CE) and Buddhist Elements in Funerary Art of Early Medieval China

Colloquium: Tang Center for Silk Road Studies | October 29 | 2-4 p.m. | Online Zoom Webinar

https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/ieas.html?event_ID=141922&date=2021-10-2...

 

Brian Lowe (Princeton)

Preaching Poverty in Ancient Japan

29 Oct 2021 9.30 AM - 11.00 AM (Singapore Standard Time)

https://www.ntu.edu.sg/soh/news-events/events/detail/2021/10/29/research-events/preaching-...

 

Friday 29 October, 12pm. Jiang Wu (U of Arizona), "The Beginning of Modern Buddhist Canon Compilations: A History of the Ōbaku Canon 黃檗藏 in East Asia and the West." https://cornell.campusgroups.com/buddhiststudies/talkseries/?fbclid=IwAR17VNG-ndObLV9PLb2E...

 

TRUTH IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: SEDUCTIVE WRITING AND THE BIRTH OF CHAN (ZEN) BUDDHISM IN THE TANG DYNASTY

Dr. Alan Cole, independent scholar

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM

https://arizona.zoom.us/j/81909763760

 

Conversation between Reverend Zenju Earthlyn Manuel and Professor Michaela Mross

Thursday November 4th 2021, 7:00 - 8:30PM

The Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford

https://buddhiststudies.stanford.edu/events/t-t-w-f-chao-distinguished-buddhist-practition...

 

2021 Toshi Book Award Presentation (November 5th)

For Christopher V. Jones and his book The Buddhist Self: On Tathāgatagarbha and Ātman

https://berkeley.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jZXPeoXCQdyI3w55cqcAqQ

 

8th International Symposium on Humanistic Buddhism

Humanistic Buddhist Responses to Modern Crises

November 6, 2021 to November 8, 2021

http://hbsymposium.fgsihb.org/

 

Cave Mural of Western Tibet

11 November 2021 05:15 p.m. – 06:45 p.m.

Guest lecture by David Pritzker

https://buddhistroad.ceres.rub.de/en/events/cave-mural-western-tibet-en-1/

 

Prof. Imre Hamar, Eötvös Loránd University

The Role of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva in Buddhist Practice

Saturday, November 13, 2021

11:00 EDT; 17:00 CET; 20:30 IST; 23:00 CST

https://khyentsefoundation.org/the-goodman-lectures/

 

The rNgog Lineage: The Little-known Successors of Mar pa Lo tsā ba and their Influence in Central and Eastern Tibet during the Early Second Millennium

25 November 2021 02:15 p.m. – 03:45 p.m.

Guest Lecture by Cécile Ducher

https://buddhistroad.ceres.rub.de/en/events/rngog-lineage-little-known-successors-mar-pa--...

 

Friday 3 December, midday. James Robson (Harvard), talk title TBC.

https://cornell.campusgroups.com/buddhiststudies/talkseries/?fbclid=IwAR17VNG-ndObLV9PLb2E...

 

December 1, 2021 at 1:15pm ET (Registration link to follow)

Reincarnations of Power Amongst the Mongols: From Mongke Tengri to the Siddha-Lama

Prof. Sangseraima Ujeed, University of Michigan

Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture series

 

December 3 (Friday), 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST, Online Zoom Event

Realizing Buddhahood through Singing: Music and Kōshiki in Sōtō Zen

MICHAELA MROSS, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Stanford University

Moderator: RYUICHI ABÉ, Reischauer Institute Professor of Religions, Harvard University

Reischauer Institute Japan Forum presentation.

https://rijs.fas.harvard.edu/events/realizing-buddhahood-through-singing-music-and-koshiki...

 

Brian Lowe (Princeton)

How Buddhism Spread in Ancient Japan: Provincial Temple Construction and Social Networks, 650–850 CE

6 Dec 2021 3:30–5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time, U.S.)

https://www.ias.edu/hs/eas

 

JIANGNAN BUDDHIST TRADITIONS IN CONTEXT: THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD

Dates: Thursday, December 9, 2021 and Friday, December 10, 2021

Location: Zoom, University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies

Panels: Four in total, about 16 papers and 20 participants

 

On Tangut Manuscripts Related to the Tantric Deity Vajravārāhī

BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture

09 December 2021 02:15 p.m. – 03:45 p.m.

Guest Lecture by Chung-pui Tai

https://buddhistroad.ceres.rub.de/en/events/tangut-manuscripts-related-tantric-deity-vajr-...

 

Prof. Peter Skilling (Bhadra Rujirathat), Chulalongkorn University

Buddhist Canons: A Survey

Saturday, December 11, 2021

2:00 EDT; 8:00 CET; 12:30 IST; 15:00 CST

https://khyentsefoundation.org/the-goodman-lectures/

 

"Pièges à copistes" and layout variants in Dunhuang Buddhist

BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture

16 December 2021 02:15 p.m. – 03:45 p.m.

Guest Lecture by Costatino Moretti

https://buddhistroad.ceres.rub.de/en/events/pieges-copistes-and-layout-variants-dunhuang--...

 

Law and Slavery on the Silk Road: How did Buddhist Monks and Nuns participate in the Slave Trade?

BuddhistRoad Guest Lecture

14 January 2022 04:15 p.m. – 05:45 p.m.

Guest Lecture by Cuilian Liu (Pittsburgh)

https://buddhistroad.ceres.rub.de/en/events/law-and-slavery-silk-road-how-did-buddhist-mo-...

 

Prof. Anne C Klein (Rigzin Drolma), Rice University

Being Human and a Buddha Too: Longchenpa’s Open Secret

January 2022

https://khyentsefoundation.org/the-goodman-lectures/

 

February 2, 2022 at 1:15pm ET (Registration link to follow)

The Transcultural Features of Mongolia’s Buddhist Manuscripts and Xylographs

Prof. Vesna Wallace, University of California, Santa Barbara

Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture series

 

Dr. Eviatar Shulman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

On Creating the Early Discourses (Suttas) of the Buddha

February 2022

https://khyentsefoundation.org/the-goodman-lectures/

 

Dr. Naomi Appleton, University of Edinburgh

Narrative Buddhology: Explorations of Indian Buddhist Literature

March 2022

https://khyentsefoundation.org/the-goodman-lectures/

 

Ven. Prof. K.L. Dhammajoti, Buddha Dharma Centre of Hong Kong

April 2022

https://khyentsefoundation.org/the-goodman-lectures/

 

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