BOOK TALK - Dr. Jack Meng-Tat Chia: Monks in Motion

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October 19, 2021
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Professor Jack Meng-Tat Chia from National University of Singapore presents a talk on his recent book, Monks in Motion: Buddhism and Modernity across the South China Sea. Professor Chia's book talk commences the monthly lecture series of the ISHB scholarly working group, Modern and Contemporary Buddhist Encounters in the Southern Sinosphere. The working group examines post 19th century entanglements amongst Buddhist actors and their surrounding societies throughout the southern sinosphere, a region comprised of the South China Sea and its bordering countries.

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Jens Reinke

Institute for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism (ISHB) 

University of the West

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