SOAS University of London

Centre of Buddhist Studies

SOAS Centre of Buddhist Studies Postgraduate Workshop


Date: 18 May 2017Time: 9:30 AM

Finishes: 18 May 2017Time: 4:00 PM

Venue: Paul Webley Wing (Senate House) Room: SWLT (S108)

Type of Event: Workshop

Workshop Program

9:30-9:40 Introductory words

9:40-10:40 1st panel (Discussant: Antonello Palumbo)

Roberta Ginleiz Gattodoro: The Transmission of the Puṇyavanta- Jātaka, A Sanskrit Buddhist text handed down into Chinese, Tocharian and Tibetan

Janine Nicol: Shi Daoxuan (c. 596-667) and the Creation of a Buddhist Sacred
Geography of China

10:40 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00-12:00 2nd panel (Discussant: Christian Luczanits)

Kulamitra David Zukas: The Search for Water: Indicators of the Buddhist Transition to Permanent Monastic Living

Monique Filsnöel: Ogyen Choling in Bhutan an interpretation of the Temple and its Art

12:00-13:00 LUNCH BREAK

13:00-14:00 3rd panel (Discussant: Ulrich Pagel)

Yael Shiri: Buddhist Identity and the Śākyas in the Buddha’s hagiographies

Susan Roach: Humour in the Mūlasarvāstivāda-vinaya

14:00-14:15 COFFEE BREAK

14:15-15:15 4th panel (Discussant: Vincent Tournier)

Aruna Gamage: Buddhaghosa’s Critique of Divergent Buddhist Views

Karen O’Brien-Kop: Joining the dots between Buddhist Yoga and Classical Yoga

15:15-15:40 Khyentse award ceremony
Emanuela Sala: Word Games in Kamakura Commentaries and Esoteric Hermeneutics

Organiser: Centre of Buddhist Studies

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