The Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University is delighted to welcome our Dr. Harry Lyman Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor, Raoul Birnbaum. Professor Birnbaum (University of California Santa Cruz) is an internationally-renowned scholar of Chinese Buddhism and art history.
All are invited to a public . . . Read More.
Here is a petition to the Chinese government, from change.org
Please sign and share.
Sorry I missed this. I just got the notice yesterday and didn’t have time to post it. However, for the record…
Tibetan Self-Immolations: Shedding Light on China’s Rule in Tibet
Thonsur Memorial Lecture with Dr. Tsering Shakya
Join us for the Thonsur Memorial Lecture on Tibetan . . . Read More.
Lobsang Sangay, head of the Central Tibetan Administration (also known as the Tibetan Government in Exile), is in Ottawa on an official visit. During his visit he has raised concerns about human rights abuses in China and Tibet, and drawn into focus the role of . . . Read More.
The UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO / McMASTER UNIVERSITY YEHAN NUMATA PROGRAMME IN BUDDHIST STUDIES presents: Robert Campany (Vanderbilt University)
LECTURE The Incredible Vanishing Religion: Glimmers of Buddhist Imagination from Medieval China THURSDAY, January 31, 2013, 2-4 pm, University of Toronto Mississauga, Instructional Building, IB 220
The Buddhism . . . Read More.
UBC’s Tzu-chi Buddhist Studies Forum, together with the Buddhism and Contemporary Society Program (generously supported by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Foundation), are pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Professor Albert Welter, University of Winnipeg.
January 24, 5:00 – 6:30pm, Asian Center 604
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Critical China Studies Workshop Presents
Dewei Zhang (Ph.D., UBC), SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Religious Studies, McMaster University
Where Two Worlds Met: Spreading a Buddhist Canon in Wanli (1573-1620) China
Oct 12 (Friday) 1:00-3:00 p.m. Location: Munk 023N, University of Toronto
I recently received an e-mail from a Chinese domain name registration company informing me that someone in China wishes to register the domain name: “sumeru-books.cn” and asking if they are either a distributor or a partner of sumeru-books.com. I explained that they are not, and . . . Read More.
JOSEPH F. ROCK
China, Vintage Photographs from National Geographic Image Collection
June 16 – July 21, 2012
This is the gallery’s second exhibition featuring the National Geographic Image Collection. Our previous exhibition included photographs from around the world made by a variety of photographers, whereas . . . Read More.
The 14th World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine will take place in Toronto this May. Here’s a link to the website: http://www.modernhealer.ca/14wcq/wcq.php?l=home
Further details to follow.
After months of negotiation, THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener is honoured to be announcing the North American premiere of a spectacular collection of rock carvings from Chongqing, China.
Having only left China once before, these almost fifty stunning sculptures, which are part of a World Heritage . . . Read More.