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2012 - 2013
     Halkias image      January 19-26. Tibet Week
     Halkias image      Tenzin Thetong
     The Dalai Lama Foundation
     Lecture: "Global Citizenship and the International Campaign for Tibet"
     Monday, January 28, 2013, 2:00 p.m. Buchanan 1920
           Workshop – Dialogues with the Divine
     Agencies of the Sacred in the Broader East Asian Region
     March 19-20, 2013, Social Sciences & Media Studies Building, 2135
           Dr. Charles Manson
     Bodleian Library, Oxford
     Lecture: Charisma & Reincarnation: Origins of Tulku Succession in Tibet
     Thursday, April 4, 2013, 5:00 p.m., HSSB 4080
           Professor Chen Bo 陳波教授
     (Tibetan Studies, Sichuan University) Chengdu, China
     Buddhists, Catholics, and Communists in a Tibetan Village
     April 10, 2013, 5:00 p.m., HSSB 4080
     karma image      Dr. Daniel Hirshberg
     Rubin Teaching Fellow, UCSB
     Lecture: "Delivering the Lotus Born: Reassessing the Inception of Tibet's Conversion Narrative."
     Friday, May 17, 2013, 5:00 p.m., HSSB 3041
PREVIOUS EVENTS
2013
 
     January 19-26. Tibet Week
 
     Tenzin Thetong
     The Dalai Lama Foundation
     Lecture: "Global Citizenship and the International Campaign for Tibet"
     Monday, January 28, 2013, 2:00 p.m. Buchanan 1920.
 
2011 - 2012
 
     Prof. Jacob Dalton
     A discussion about Tibetan Buddhism and violence focused on Dalton's new book,
     The Taming of the Demons. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend.
     Monday, January 30, 3:00-5:50 pm. HSSB 3041
 
     Prof. Johan Elverskog
     Visiting Fellow at Stanford University and Professor of Religious Studies at SMU
     Lecture: "Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road"
     Wednesday, Feb 21, 3:00 p.m. Place TBA.
 
     Prof. Erica Baffelli
     Otago University (Dunedin, New Zealand)
     Lecture: "On Japanese New Religions and the Media" (Title to be confirmed)
     Date, place, and time of the lecture TBA
 
     Prof. Sato Hiroo
     Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan)
     Lecture: "On Ghosts in Japanese Religion" (Title to be confirmed)
     Date, place and time of the lecture TBA (possibly February 20-25).
 
     Ven. Prof. Karma Lekshe Tsomo
     University of San Diego
     Lecture: Title of talk TBA.
     Monday, March 5, 5:00 p.m. HSSB 4080.
 
     Dr. Stefan Larsson
     Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley
     Lecture: "The Life and Songs of a Mad Yogin"
     Monday, April 9, 2012. 5:00 p.m. HSSB 4080.
 
     Ven. Lhoppon Rechungpa
     Mipham Shedra, Boulder Colorado
     Lecture: "Tibetan and Western Approaches to the Study of Buddhism"
     Friday, April 13, 2012. 5:00 p.m. HSSB 4080.
 
     Prof. Anne Blackburn
     Cornell University
     Lecture: Buddhist Diplomacy in Colonial Southern Asia. (~ Flyer)
     Friday, October 14th, 5:00 pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room
 
     Mr. Glenn H. Mullin
     Cornell University
     Lecture: Six Yogas of Naropa
     Friday, October 28th, 5:00 pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room
 
     Master Nengxian
     Abbot, Shengsou Buddhist Temple (Wengzhou, China)
     Lecture: The Wenzhou Model of Chiense Buddhism
     November 1st
 
     Dr. Georgios Halkias
     Oxord University and Ruhr Universität Bochum
     Lecture: Enlightenment in Paradise: Pure Land Buddhism in Tibet
   Thursday, November 17th, 5:00pm
   HSSB 3001E, Religious Studies Conference Room
 

2010 - 2011
 
     Narkyid Ngawang Thondup
     Official Biographer of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
     Lecture: Independent Tibet
     Friday, January 7th, 5:00pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room
 
     Prof. Kevin Vose
     College of William and Mary
     Will speak on his book, Resurrecting Candrakirti. In connection with Jose Cabezon's seminar that quarter.
     (The lecture/discussion presupposes that the audience will have read the book.)
     Friday, January 14th, 5:00pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room
 
     Prof. Prof. Jacob Dalton
     University of California, Berkeley
     Topic: TBA
     Friday,Febuary 4th, 5:00pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room

 
     Prof. Lewis Lancaster
     University of California, Berkeley (Emeritus)
     Topic: Will speak on digital resources for the study of Buddhism.
     Friday,May 6th, 5:00pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room

 
    Nathan McGovern
     University of California, Santa Barbara
     Rethinking the Early Buddhist/Brahman Divide:
     A Comparative Study of References to Brahmans in the Pali and Chinese Canons
     Friday, October 22nd, 1:00pm
     HSSB 2252, SEALC Conference Room

    Ven. Khambo Lama
     Ganden Monastery, Ulan Bataar, Mongolia.
     Week of October 25th
 
2008-2009

     Stéphane Gros
     «Milieux, Sociétés et Cultures en Himalaya »Research Group Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris
     Lecture: Mountain Cults in Northwest Yunnan: Politics, Ritual and Performance
     Friday, February 15th, 5:00pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room
 
2007-2008
 
     Professor Peter Verhagen
     Kern Institute, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands
     Lecture: Latter-day Lo-tsâ-bas: Translation Activities in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Tibet
     Thursday, October 25th, 6:00pm
     HSSB 3041, Religious Studies Conference Room


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