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Buddhist Studies

Buddhist Studies Research Seminars

Semester One 2016-17

Friday 14 October 2016
Tristram Riley-Smith (University of Cambridge) 
Buddhist God-Makers and their Gods: An Anthropology of Art

Friday 2 December 2016
Phibul Choompolpaisal (King's College London/Manuscripts Conservation Association)
Where are Thai/Tai Buddhist manuscripts? Preliminary research on Textual Archaelogy of Tai Buddhist manuscripts around the world 

Semester Two & Three 2016-17

Friday 27 January 2017
Mark Owen (University of Winchester) 
Buddhist forms of Conflict Transformation

Friday 17 February 2017
Joachim Gentz (University of Edinburgh) 
Literary constructions of truth in Buddhist texts

Friday 17 March 2017
Jane Caple (University of Manchester) 
Reviving and developing Tibetan monasteries in post-Mao China: The Ethics of Monastic Business? 
Friday 5 May 2017
Steven Kemper (Bates College)

Chulalongkorn Grievously Insulted at the Palace of the Tooth Relic 


Place and time: 

Room VB3.01 at 5.00pm
Theology and Religious Studies
Virginia Woolf Building
22 Kingsway

All welcome. Tea at 4:30pm.

Convenors: Pyi Phyo Kyaw, and Andrew Skilton, 

Kindly sponsored byJi Xuegen Research Funding for Buddhist Studies















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