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

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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

Value, values and religion in the contemporary world

Workshop on the 24-25th May 2018 at the Centre for Contemporary Buddhist Studies, University of Copenhagen We have a very exciting line-up for our workshop on the concept of value at the Centre for Contemporary Buddhist Studies. The scholars invited are working with value as a concept across a diversity of geographical and religious contexts. … Continue reading Value, values and religion in the contemporary world

Buddhism in Consumer Society

Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the University of Copenhagen has initiated collaboration with Professor Laszlo Zsolnai and his team at the Business Ethics Center, Corvinus University of Budapest. We kick off our collaboration with a workshop on the 23rd of January 2018: “Buddhism in Consumer Society”  

INTERNSHIP

  Are you interested in research and research dissemination? Are you highly proficient in English? CCBS – Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the University of Copenhagen is seeking an intern for the Spring term (January/February to June) who is highly proficient in English, works in a well-structured manner, has an eye for detail, is … Continue reading INTERNSHIP

Conspicuous consumption? Ritual expenditure in a Tibetan Buddhist community in Amdo

Workshop with Jixian Tsering, University of Oslo   This workshop takes up discussion of the confluence between economy and ritual, focusing on a specific case from contemporary Tibet presented by Jixian Tsering. Significant changes in the material circumstances of Tibetan households in Gling rgya village, Amdo, and the surrounding villages in Reb gong have been … Continue reading Conspicuous consumption? Ritual expenditure in a Tibetan Buddhist community in Amdo