2017 PTBS Lecture Series


  • 07.03   Mick Deneckere (Ghent, Belgium): “Japanese True Pure Land Buddhism, the Meiji Restoration (1868) and the First Japanese Buddhist Mission to Europe”
  • 14.03   Tim Kragh (Poznan, Poland): “A Buddhist Theory of Relations”
  • 21.03   Christophe Vielle (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium): “The Pairi Daiza Collection of Sanskrit Steles: Buddhism in the Medieval Kingdom of Dali (Yunnan, China)”
  • 28.03   Philip Garrett (Newcastle, UK): “Kinship, Kami, and Sacred Space at the Shingon Buddhist Monastic Complex Kōyasan in Medieval Japan”
  • 18.04   Ang Zou (Ghent, Belgium): “From Revelation to a Living Tradition: Daoxuan and His Design of the Platform and the Procedure for Higher Ordination”
  • 25.04   Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik (Ljubljana, Slovenia): “Is Lotus on the Ceiling of the Han and Wei Jin Tombs a Buddhist Motif? A Reinterpretation of the Lotus on the Tomb’s Ceiling”
  • 02.05   Zhe Ji (Paris, France): “The Monastic Economy of Buddhism in Contemporary China”
  • 09.05   Martin Lehnert (Munich, Germany): “Exemplifying Secrecy: Incommunicability and Undecidability in Gong’an Diegesis”