Theorizing the Wear and Waste of a Buddhist, Efficacious Object

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March 5, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jackman Humanities Building, Rm 317
170 St George St


University of Toronto/McMaster University


TRINE BROX (University of Copenhagen)

READING GROUP: “Theorizing the Wear and Waste of a Buddhist, Efficacious Object”

THURSDAY, March 5, 2020, 3-5pm, University of Toronto, JHB 317

LECTURE: The Afterlives of Buddhist Material Objects

FRIDAY, March 6, 2020, 4-6pm, McMaster, University Hall 122

Trine Brox is Associate Professor in Modern Tibetan Studies and Director of Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She has written about contemporaneous issues in Tibet and the Tibetan exile: Topics span from secularism, translations of democracy and conceptual history, over expedition and research history, to Buddhism and economy. Her monograph Tibetan Democracy: Governance, Leadership and Conflict in Exile was published in 2016, she has co-edited the book On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society: Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China (2014).

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