Crossing Realities: Shin Buddhism and Globalization

Friday, August 19th 2016, 1:00pm

UPDATE: Please note updated program and time.

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Institute of Buddhist Studies incorporating as a seminary and graduate school, the 2016 Numata Lecture will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016.

This year’s Numata Lecture will be:

“Shin Buddhism and Global Modernity: Settlement Work, Social Work, and Other Brand New Ideas in the Early Twentieth Century”
Dr. Jessica L. Main
Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Professor
Buddhism and Contemporary Society Institute of Asian Research and Department of Asian Studies
University of British Columbia (Canada)

Dr. Scott A. Mitchell
Rev. Yoshitaka Tamai Professor of Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Studies
Dean of Students and Faculty Affairs
Institute of Buddhist Studies

Dr. Natalie Quili
Research Fellow
Institute of Buddhist Studies

Institute of Buddhist Studies
2140 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704

1:00 – 4:30 pm

When: Friday, August 19, 2016 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Where: Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2140 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704

Free and open to the public.

This event is generously supported by the Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies and the GTU Asia Project.