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Beauty, Power, and Protection: An Early History of Buddhism in Asia – Anne M. Blackburn Thu. November 29th, 2007
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

In what context of philosophical and religious reflection did Buddhism first develop? How did social and political forces and desires shape the early growth and spread of Buddhism in Eurasia? How was Buddha-dharma localized, repeatedly, in diverse parts of South, Souhteast, and Himalayan Asia? …Read more.

Extreme Dependence and Unequal Growth in Tibet: The Exceptionalities of China’s Western Development Strategies in the Tibet Autonomous Region – Andrew Fischer Fri. October 12th, 2007
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Andrew Fischer is one of the leading experts on China’s development policy in Tibet. He currently is a Fellow at the London School of Economics where he is teaching while completing his Ph.D. …Read more.

Orphanages, Child Abandonment, and Infanticide in 19th-century China and France – Henrietta Harrison Fri. April 20th, 2007
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

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