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South Asia Research and Information Institute, Dallas, &

Asian Studies, Southern Methodist University 


will present a one-day conference entitled


The Legacy of Buddhism in South Asia: Disruption, Propagation, and Accommodation


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, October 1, 2016

McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, Southern Methodist University

Featuring

 

Between Rejection and Integration: Brahmanical Ideas and Practices in Early Buddhist Texts

Oliver Freiberger, Ph.D.

The University of Texas at Austin 

  

Does Propagation Digress into Degeneration? Insights into the Legacy of Buddhism in Andhra

Sree Padma Holt, Ph.D.

Bowdoin College, Maine


Buddhism among Tamils

Peter Schalk, Ph.D.

University of Uppsala (Emeritus), Sweden


 The Rise of the Oppressed Tamilan: Iyotheethassar, Tamil Buddhism, and the Movement towards a Casteless South Asia

Gajendran Ayyathurai, Ph.D.

University of Göttingen, Germany

 

 


Chair:

Steven Lindquist, Ph.D.

Southern Methodist University 


Conference parking is free in the lot north of Dallas Hall on Daniel Avenue. For Directions to Southern Methodist University, see http://sarii.org/directions.html.

 

Free lunch will be provided only to those who had registered. 

 

Registration is closed.  

 

Special thanks for co-sponsorship to Southern Methodist University's

Department of Religious Studies 

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