Conference Series

October 14, 2021
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From Jetavana to Jerusalem: Sacred Biography in Asian Perspectives and Beyond

November 7–9, ONLINE with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Yale University.
October 6, 2021

A Forest of Knowledge about the Texts and Images regarding Buddhist Saints, Sages, Translators, and Encyclopedists

October 14–16, ONLINE with Yale University and Zhejiang University.
October 6, 2021

China, India, and Iran – Scientific Exchange and Cultural Contact

October 8-9, ONLINE with the Needham Research Institute (NRI), the Ancient India and Iran Trust (AIIT), and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (FAMES) at Cambridge University
September 27, 2021

Workshop & Lecture Series: Buddhism, Physics, and Philosophy Redux

2022. University of California, Berkeley, 315 Wheeler Hall (Maude Fife Room).
September 25, 2021

2021 Reading Mahāyāna Scripture Conference

September 25-26, 2021, Oxford University
August 14, 2021

East Asian Buddhist Worldmaking

August 14-16, 2021 ONLINE with Harvard FAS CAMLab.
April 15, 2021

Reevaluating Mountain Practice in Premodern Japan: Buddhist Studies Workshop with Kikuchi Hiroki

April 15, 2021, with KIKUCHI Hiroki (University of Tokyo). ONLINE, via Zoom.
October 17, 2020

Indian Classical Arts and Literary Theories Workshop 2020: Cultural Traditions and Local Knowledge in South and South-East Asia

October 17, 2020 1:00-5:30pm (Beijing time). Online with Peking University.
July 16, 2020

Indian Classical Arts and Literary Theories Workshop 2020: Research Progress

July 16, 2020 9:30-12pm (Beijing time). Online with Peking University.
July 4, 2020

Transmission of Buddhism in Asia and Beyond

ONLINE July 4-6, 2020 in collaboration with Princeton University
July 4, 2020

[UPDATED] Enduring Discoveries of the Cosmopolitan, Multicultural, Expansive and Relative Orthodoxies in the Study of East Asian Buddhism, History, Manuscripts, Archaeology, Literature, Art, and East-West Exchanges

July 4–6, 2020 ONLINE with Princeton University. CFP deadline May 15, 2020 | POSTPONED - Geumgang University | POSTPONED - Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”.
February 10, 2020

Workshop: When a new Generation comes up: Buddhist Leadership and Lay People in Contemporary China

February 10, 2020. University of Hamburg.
January 24, 2020

[POSTPONED] Stuck in the Middle? The Third Middle Period China Humanities Conference (220-1600)

(Tentative) 2021. Yale University, Henry R. Luce Hall and Rosenkranz Hall.
January 13, 2020

Cambridge-Hamburg-Paris Graduate Student Conference: Chinese Manuscript Culture

January 13, 2020. Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient in Paris, France.
November 15, 2019

Conference: Site and Sight: Chinese Pagoda

Friday, November 15-16, 2019. Harvard University, Arthur M. Sackler Building, Room 427.
October 31, 2019

Workshop: The Buddhist Art of Bagan

Lilian Handlin (Independent Scholar), Donald Stadtner (Independent Scholar). Thursday, October 31, 2019. Yale University, Henry R. Luce Hall, Room 203.
September 21, 2019

Workshop on Writing and Reading Buddhist Translations in Medieval China

Organized by Stefano Zacchetti (University of Oxford). September 21-22, 2019. University of Oxford.
August 20, 2019

International Conference on the Production, Preservation and Perusal of Buddhist Epigraphy in Central and East Asia

August 20–21, 2019. Oxford, UK.
May 17, 2019

Cambridge Hamburg Graduate Student Conference: Chinese Manuscript Culture

May 17-18, 2019. University of Cambridge.
May 17, 2019

Original Thoughts: A Conference in Honor of Jacqueline I. Stone

May 17-18, 2019. Princeton University.
May 6, 2019

Seminar “Readings from the Ratnamegha-sūtra”

May 2019, University of Oxford.
April 27, 2019

Figuring the Future: Visions and Techniques in the World’s Religions

April 27, 2019. Yale University, Institute of Sacred Music, Miller Hall.
April 19, 2019

Korean Buddhism at the Crossroads: In Search of a New Paradigm for Early Modern and Modern Korean Buddhist Studies

April 19-20, 2019. Yale University.
April 17, 2019

Cambridge Dunhuang Studies Conference 2019

April 17-18, 2019. St. John's College, University of Cambridge.
April 13, 2019

Conference: Buddhist Values and Economics: Investing in a Sustainable Future

Buddhist Values and Economics: Investing in a Sustainable Future Programme Schedule Reports Gallery Videos In the context of Buddhist values, the concept of wealth and the […]
November 26, 2018

Seminar on Sattva/Satva, zhongsheng and youqing, synonymous or not

November 26, 2018. Oriental Institute, University of Oxford.
September 9, 2018

Workshop on Buddhism and the Religious Other

Hosted by Christopher V. Jones (University of Oxford). September 9-10, 2018. University of Oxford.
September 1, 2018

History of Chinese Buddhism Conference (in Chinese)

September 2018. Peking University.
August 30, 2018

International Conference on Buddhist Manuscript Cultures: On the Production and Preservation of Buddhist Manuscripts in Central and East Asia

International Conference on Buddhist Manuscript Cultures: On the Production and Preservation of Buddhist Manuscripts in Central and East Asia (August 30-31, 2018; Cambridge, UK) The Buddhist […]
August 29, 2018

Conference: Production and Preservation of Buddhist Manuscripts in Central and East Asia

August 29-31, 2018; Cambridge, UK.
August 21, 2018

Conference: Varieties and Patterns of Manuscripts in Medieval Japan

August 2018, University of Hamburg.
July 3, 2018

Conference: Fourth International Conference on the Wutai Cult: Identity and Networks in Buddhism and East Asian Religions

July 3-5, 2018. Mount Wutai.
June 1, 2018

Workshop on Exploring Mahāyāna Sūtra Anthologies: Reading workshop on the Zhujing yaoji (T 847)

June 2018, University of Oxford.
April 20, 2018

Buddhist Beasts: Reflections on Animals in Asian Religions and Culture

April 20-22, 2018. St John's College. University of British Columbia.
December 9, 2017

Workshop on Mahāyāna and the Precepts: Readings from the Fanwan jing and the Baoliangju jing (Ratnarāśisūtra)

9:30 am - 5:30 pm, December 9 2017. University of Oxford.
November 10, 2017

Third International Conference of Huayan Studies and Symposium of Second International Huayan Culture Festival

November 2017, Peking University.
September 16, 2017

Chinese Manuscripts from Bamboo Slips to Buddhist Scrolls: Forms and Practices, Continuities and Innovations

September 2017, University of Cambridge.
January 15, 2017

International Conference on Buddhist Manuscript Cultures

January 2017, Princeton University.