East Asian Buddhist Worldmaking: Schedule

Click here to return to the main conference page.   International Conference “East Asian Buddhist Worldmaking” 《東亞佛教與世界營造》 國際研討會 August 14-16, 2021 (2021年8月14-16日) Registration 註冊: https://ubc.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5wld–oqDgiH9JUcr0OeqFBvBfrPoN3eu_4 Sponsor 主辦: The Glorisun Global Network for Buddhist Studies | 旭日全球佛學研究網絡 Co-Host 承辦: The FROGBEAR project at the University of British Columbia | 加拿大英屬哥倫比亞大學《拔地入雲:佛教與東亞宗教研究計畫》 Harvard University CAMLab Continue reading

East Asian Buddhist Worldmaking: Abstracts

Click here to return to the main conference page.   Michael CAVAYERO 柯偉業 (PekingU): Examination of the Term Miaowu Ziran 妙悟自然 (Wonderous Enlightenment and Its Awakened State of Natural Being) and Its Appearance in Lidai Minghua Ji 歷代名畫記 [Records of Famous Paintings of Successive Dynasties]——The Influence of Buddhism and Daoism Continue reading

East Asia Buddhist Worldmaking: Panelists

Click here to return to the main conference page.   1. Michael CAVAYERO 柯偉業 (Peking University) Michael Cavayero is currently a Postdoctoral and Research Fellow at Peking University’s Department of South Asian Studies and Research Center for Buddhist Texts and Art (北京大學佛教典籍與藝術研究中心). He is also an Adjunct Professor of the Continue reading

From Jetavana to Jerusalem – Panelists

Click here to return to the main conference page.   Naman Ahuja (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Naman P. Ahuja is Professor of art history at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.  He has curated a number of exhibitions on classical and contemporary art; most notably – The Body in Indian Art and Thought (2013: Brussels and Delhi). In collaboration Continue reading

From Jetavana to Jerusalem – Abstracts

Click here to return to the main conference page. Naman Ahuja (Jawaharlal Nehru University): Abductions: of damsels, narratives and identities Jatakas contain important hagiographies of Bodhisattvas that have served as exemplars for Buddhist society. Different Jatakas became popular at different times and places. Some that were once very popular seem to have Continue reading

A Forest of Knowledge – Panelists

Click here to return to main conference page.   Susan Andrews (Mount Allison University) Susie Andrews is Associate Professor of East Asian religions at Mount Allison University. Her research explores sacred place and pilgrimage, Buddhism’s interactions with autochthonous forms of practice, and the economics of religious life. Her teaching prioritizes Continue reading