The Fourth International Conference "Buddhism and Nordland 2010" will take place from 23-25. September, 2010 in Tallinn University and is organized by Estonian Nyingma.
The aim of the conference "Buddhism and Nordland" is to study the Buddhist history of the Nordic countries and expand upon Buddhism as cultural phenomenon in historical and cultural context.Orientalists, scholars and Buddhists will meet under similar topics from the Nordic countries and beyond,for example Estonia,Latvia,Lithuania,Sweden, Finland,Norway,Russia,Mongolia,China, India aso.
The main subject of the Conference "Buddhism and Nordland 2010" is
"Historical Connections of Buddhism in the Nordic countries"
Possible topics include:
·Buddhism in a broader sense of schools (Buddhism in Tibet , Mongolia , China , aso);
·Themes related to Buddhism (architecture, art, literature, music, martial arts aso);
·Buddhist philosophy, psychology, rituals;
·Western Buddhism and local cultures- assimilation, conflict and absorption;
·Contemporary Buddhism in Asia;
·Psychologies of religion, cross cultural psychology
We are soliciting paper proposals on any aspect of the Buddhist tradition.
Working language of the conference will be English. The time for paper presentation is 30 minutes. Papers to be presented in the conference will be published on website of the Conference "Buddhism and Nordland ".
In case of interest to participate in the conference "Buddhism and Nordland 2010" please contact secretary of Estonian Nyingma, Marju Broder, beforehand,
the latest date being 01.02.2010.
Estonian Nyingma/Taola/: www.answers.com/Buddhism%20in%20Estonia
10914 Tallinn, Estonia
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