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Conference 'Network and Identity'

The International Conference 'Network and Identity: Exchange Relations between China and the World' was organized by the Ghent Centre for Buddhist Studies in cooperation with the Buddhism in Motion Group of the KHK Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe at Ruhr University Bochum.

Conference Schedule

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

09:00 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 10:30 Key-note speech

Tansen Sen (Baruch College, the City University of New York):  "Buddhist Networks between India and China: Phases and Changes"

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

Panel “Paradigms of Identity Building in an Emergent Translocal Network of Buddhism in Premodern Asia”, convened by Carmen Meinert.
Participants: Andrea Acri, Christoph Anderl, Sven Bretfeld, Licia Di Giacinto, Carmen Meinert, Jessie Pons, Henrik. H. Sørensen, Michael Willis.

11:00 – 12:30 Session 1

12:30 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00 Session 2

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00 Session 3

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

09:00 – 10:30 Session 4

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Session 5

12:30 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00 Session 6

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00 Session 7

Friday, December 20th, 2013

09:00 – 10:30 Session 8

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Session 9

12:30 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00 Session 10

19:00 – ... Conference dinner