Tuesday, October 04, 2005


A Special Lecture Series on Central Asian and Iranian Buddhism

Thanks to Dr. Hamid Akbari who has sent the following information to this Centr.

The University of Toronto at Mississauga
Yehan Numata Program in Buddhist Studies
Department of Historical Studiesin collaboration with University of Toronto at Mississauga, Central and Inner Asia Studies, Department and Centre for the Study of Religion, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Canadian Society for Syriac Studies, and Toronto Initiative for Iranian Studies present
A Special Lecture Series on Central Asian and Iranian Buddhism
When Uighur Buddhism Encountered Manichaeism, Nestorianism and Islam in the Middle AgesNiu RujiDirector of Research Centre for Minorities of Northwest, Xinjiang University, Urumqi, China
Room 200B, Bancroft Building Friday, 3 June, 4:00 p.m.
Old Roads and Early Paths for the Transmission of Buddhism: Alternatives to Alfred Foucher's vieille RouteJason NeelisDepartment of Religion, Florida State University
Room 200B, Bancroft Building Friday, 23 September, 4:00 p.m.
Iranian Esotericism on the Silk Road: Zoroastrians, Buddhists, and Manichaeans
James Russell
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Room 200B, Bancroft Building Friday, 7 October, 4:00 p.m.
The Kizil Caves and Transmission of Buddhism Along the Silk Road in the First Millennium.Rajeshwari GhoseCentre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong
Room 208N, Munk Centre Friday, 21 October, 4:00 p.m.
Religious Diversity among Sogdian Merchants in China (6th century A.D.): Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Manichaeism, Hinduism"
Frantz GrenetÉcole Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris
Room 208N, Munk Centre Wednesday, 9 November, 4:00 p.m.
Afghanistan before Islam: Buddhism and other Religions in the Bactrian DocumentsNicholas Sims-Williams
Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East, University of London
Room 208N, Munk Centre Monday, 14 November, 4:00 p.m.

For additional information please contact <http://au.f511.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=historic@utm.utoronto.ca> or 905-569-4913

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