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OCBS Lectures HT2014


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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HH the Dalai Lama

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand

His Majesty the 5th Druk Gyalpo Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck of Bhutan

Mr Toshihide Numata, President of the Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi  Hon. DCL(Oxon)

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