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

“Buddhism and Economics: Conceptual and theoretical approaches to a burgeoning field”

On May 25-26, 2017, the Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies, based at the Department for Cross-cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen hosted a workshop on ‘Buddhism and Economics: Conceptual and theoretical approaches to a burgeoning field’. The workshop is part of the Buddhism, Business and Believers research project and generously funded by the Carlsberg … Continue reading “Buddhism and Economics: Conceptual and theoretical approaches to a burgeoning field”

The Mindfulness Symposium

The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies announces the Mindfulness Symposium, held at the University of Copenhagen, 10-11th of May, 2017. The symposium is closed for registrations, but you may join us for the two open lectures: "Approaching Mindfulness" on May 10th.   Read more here: Approaching Mindfulness

Approaching Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness all about? How (and why) is it measured? What kind of ideas and assumptions are tied in with the pursuit of mindfulness? The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies welcomes everyone interested in joining us for an afternoon of mindfulness; A phenomenon and practice that has made its way from Buddhist monasteries into … Continue reading Approaching Mindfulness

Yasmin Cho: Labor and Money in Yachen Gar

Labor and Money in Yachen Gar: The Role of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in a Monastic Economy A ThinkChina / CCBS talk by Yasmin Cho   Time: May 11th 2017, 13:00-15:00 Place: Room 10.2.05, Building 10, Karen Blixens Vej 4, 2300 Copenhagen S. University of Copenhagen, South Campus. ThinkChina and the Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies are thrilled to … Continue reading Yasmin Cho: Labor and Money in Yachen Gar

Workshop: Buddhism and Economic Relations in Asia (at Tallinn University)

Buddhism and Economic Relations in Asia: Exchange, Mediation, Creation of Value   Workshop and Lectures at Tallinn University School of Humanities, 16-17.03.2017   The workshop aims to introduce the Danish Research Council-funded collaborative research project Buddhism, Business and Believers (PI: Trine Brox) to all interested colleagues and students at TLU. The objective is to inquire … Continue reading Workshop: Buddhism and Economic Relations in Asia (at Tallinn University)

WU: Alexander Horstmann: “Building the Land of Buddha: Saintly Entrepreneurialism and Political Aspirations of Theravadin Saints in Mainland Southeast Asia”

A write-up from the BBB-Conference, held on October 12-14th, 2016 at the University of Copenhagen. "Building the Land of Buddha: Saintly Entrepreneurialism and Political Aspirations of Theravadin Saints in Mainland Southeast Asia" - by Alexander Horstmann (Friday, October 14) Reaching the end of the last day of the conference, Trine Brox, Associate Professor in Modern … Continue reading WU: Alexander Horstmann: “Building the Land of Buddha: Saintly Entrepreneurialism and Political Aspirations of Theravadin Saints in Mainland Southeast Asia”

WU: W.M. Dhanapala: “A Study on the Social Impacts of Commodification of Buddhist Religious Properties in Contemporary Sri Lanka”

A write-up from the BBB-Conference, held on October 12-14th, 2016 at the University of Copenhagen. "A Study on the Social Impacts of Commodification of Buddhist Religious Properties in Contemporary Sri Lanka" - by W.M. Dhanapala (Friday, October 14)   Near the end of the last session of the last day of the BBB Conference, Trine … Continue reading WU: W.M. Dhanapala: “A Study on the Social Impacts of Commodification of Buddhist Religious Properties in Contemporary Sri Lanka”