We have a very interesting series of lectures coming up this term.
Please note that all lectures will be held in Wolfson College Committee Room
Mondays at 5.30 p.m.
Week 3 - 3 Feb 2014
Dr Yu-Shuang Yao, Fo Guang University and the OCBS
'Japanese influence on Buddhism in modern Taiwan'
Week 4 - 10 Feb 2014
Ven Dr Mahinda Deegalle, Bath Spa University
'Bodu Bala Sena's purification project: controversial Buddhist activism in contemporary Sri Lanka'
Week 5 - 17 Feb 2014
Dr Cathy Cantwell, Oxford
'The medicinal accomplishment (sman sgrub) practice in the Dudjom meteoric iron razor (gnam lcags spu gri) tradition: reflections on the ritual and meditative practice at a monastery in Southern Bhutan'
Week 6 - 24 Feb 2014
Professor Barend ter Haar, Oxford
'Against the current: the non-action teachings in late imperial history'
Week 7 - 3 Mar 2014
Tenzin Tselek, Institute of Buddhist dialectics in Dharamsala
'Convergence of Buddhism and modern science'
Week 8 - 10 Mar 2014
Professor Peter Harvey, University of Sunderland
'Reflections on the nature of, and attitudes to, "becoming" (bhava) in the Pali tradition'
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