“Buddhism Under Stress? On the Modern Transmission of Buddhism” (March 12th) A free public talk by Andreas Doctor at Copenhagen University

We are happy to announce that Andreas Doctor will giving a talk about the the modern transmission of Buddhism at the University of Copenhagen. The talk will be free and is open to all who are interested. Andreas Doctor is a translator of Tibetan Buddhist literature. He is director at Dharmachakra Translation Committee, which works … Continue reading “Buddhism Under Stress? On the Modern Transmission of Buddhism” (March 12th) A free public talk by Andreas Doctor at Copenhagen University

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Call for Participation: The Aesthetics of Religious Belonging: Asian Perspectives (26 June) University of Copenhagen

Call for Participation THE AESTHETICS OF RELIGIOUS BELONGING: ASIAN PERSPECTIVES Workshop on June 26th The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies, University of Copenhagen The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies (CCBS) at the University of Copenhagen is organizing a workshop on "The Aesthetics of Religious Belonging: Asian Perspectives" on June 26th, 2018. This workshop seeks to … Continue reading Call for Participation: The Aesthetics of Religious Belonging: Asian Perspectives (26 June) University of Copenhagen

CFP: Religion in Consumer Society – Perspectives from Asia (18-20 June) University of Copenhagen

Call for papers – Religion in Consumer Society: Perspectives from Asia 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 being eclipsed by such ‘late modern’ transformations, traditional and new forms of religion are intertwined with contemporary consumer cultures. … Continue reading CFP: Religion in Consumer Society – Perspectives from Asia (18-20 June) University of Copenhagen

CFP: Value, Values and Religion in the Contemporary World, (24-25 May) Copenhagen

Call for Papers Value, values and religion in the contemporary world Workshop on the 24-25th May 2018 The Centre for Contemporary Buddhist Studies, University of Copenhagen This workshop seeks to engage with a seeming resurgence of interest in theories of value. In studies of religion, value has generally been used in the sociological sense of … Continue reading CFP: Value, Values and Religion in the Contemporary World, (24-25 May) Copenhagen

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

Buddhism and Consumption

The Institute for Religious Studies at Heidelberg University and the CCBS - Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, at the University of Copenhagen are proud to announce a new research network. The interdisciplinary network aims to develop new approaches to the field of Buddhism and Consumption. Consumption can be seen … Continue reading Buddhism and Consumption