The Second Symposium of the Institute of Oriental Philosophy and the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies
6 – 7 April 2016
The OCBS will be hosting this joint Symposium on 6th and 7th April.
On the 6th, six papers will be delivered, exploring various ways that Buddhism interacts with the modern world. The 7th April will see a discussion of the areas explored.
All are welcome. If you wish to attend then please inform email@example.com ahead of time, as space is limited.
Dr. Sarah Shaw: “Voices of Freedom: friendship, trust and liberation in the poems of the early Buddhist nuns”
Dr. Kurihara: “The world without nuclear weapons and women’s roles”
Mr. Mark Leonard: “Mindfulness meditation and social change: from therapy to wisdom and ethics”
Dr. Onishi: “Natural disasters and Buddhist organizations’ activities”
Ven. Dr. Dhammasami: “A Reflection on the Practice of Compassion in the Theravada Buddhist Meditation Traditions”
Dr. Kawada: “Medical ethics and Buddhism – The issues of death with dignity and the vegetable state”