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2:00 pm

Eviatar Shulman – What is a Discourse (Sutta)? Reconsidering the Nature of Early Buddhist Scripture

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Speaker: Eviatar Shulman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem We commonly speak of the Buddha’s “discourses” – sutta, sūtra – knowing that they were not just spoken by him (or “him”) in this way, but nevertheless taking these texts as a clear category of authorized Buddhist speech, which scholars then ask to what degree they return to Read More »

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8:00 pm

Fairbank Center Director’s Seminar: Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in China, India, and the United States

November 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Moderator: Arthur Kleinman, Professor of Medical Anthropology, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Panelists: Xiao Shuiyuan, Professor, Central South University, Xianya School of Public Health Yifeng Xu, President, Shanghai Mental Health Center; Head & Read More »

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