Sixteen scholars from around the world will discuss modern Chinese Buddhism at a one-day forum on April 23, 2016, at Princeton University, Robertson Hall 016. The time period ranges from the late-nineteenth century to the present. Topics cover philosophy, logic, religiosity, translation, orthodoxy, Chan Buddhism, Tantra, Vinaya, Tibetan Buddhism, seminaries, and monasteries. Disciplinary perspectives include history, philosophy, literary studies, anthropology, and sociology.
Sponsors include Princeton University’s Buddhist Studies Workshop, Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, Center for the Study of Religion, Department of Religion, and Program in East Asian Studies.