BUDDHIST CONSUMPTION: EXCESS AND WASTE (ABSTRACTS)

1. Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa Associate Professor, Religious Studies, Occidental College, Los Angeles When Rubbish Makes Merit: Recycling and Repurposing Sacred Waste as Zung In the Tibetan and Himalayan Buddhist world, sacred objects (ten) become sacred through processes of consecration and through their function and location. When statues, prayer flags, amulets, and other objects age to the … Continue reading BUDDHIST CONSUMPTION: EXCESS AND WASTE (ABSTRACTS)

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Dr. Yasmin Cho will join the CCBS

We are very happy to announce that the Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies can welcome a new colleague in the fall of 2019. Yasmin Cho will begin her 2-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship at our center. She will work on the research project WIRED:  The Role of Infrastructure in the Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Contemporary China. … Continue reading Dr. Yasmin Cho will join the CCBS

CALL FOR PAPERS: Tibetan Materialities and Cultural Economies

November 2, 2018 This one-day workshop Tibetan Materialities and Cultural Economies is hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Deadline for submitting abstract is September 24 , 2018. Send your abstract and a brief biography to trinebrox@hum.ku.dk; emma.martin-2@manchester.ac.uk; Miriam.Koktvedgaard.Zeitzen@natmus.dk This workshop seeks to engage with the resurgence of interest in … Continue reading CALL FOR PAPERS: Tibetan Materialities and Cultural Economies

CFP: Workshop on the concept of landscape

Call for papers! We want to add one or two papers to our great workshop programme for TIBETAN LANDSCAPES, November 16 at the CCBS, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Send your abstract, short bio and a few words about your motivation for participating  to ccbs@hum.ku.dk by September 24, 2018.  

Abstracts and bios: Religion in Consumer Society 18/6, 2018

The CCBS is organising a panel at the 10th Annual International ADI Conference at the University of Copenhagen, June 18, 2018, "Religion in Consumer Society: Perspectives from Asia". Here are details about the eight presentations:   1. “Marketing and consumption of Buddhism at tourist destinations in Ladakh, India” Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional … Continue reading Abstracts and bios: Religion in Consumer Society 18/6, 2018

PROGRAMME for Religion in Consumer Society: Perspectives from Asia

Panel at the 10th Annual International ADI Conference University of Copenhagen, June 18/6, 2018. https://asiandynamics.ku.dk/english/adi-conference-2018/venue/   Conveners:      Trine Brox, Jane Caple and Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg Chair:                 Jane Caple   Over the past three decades, we have witnessed astonishing economic growth and the emergence of new markets and cultures of consumption across Asia. Rather than … Continue reading PROGRAMME for Religion in Consumer Society: Perspectives from Asia