Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Ansari Institute Nasr Book Prize Symposium

Time: Sun Oct 2, 2022, All Day

Location: Morris Inn Smith Ballroom | Zoom Webinar

Tyson Yunakporta Sand Talk

The Ansari Institute invites you to its Nasr Book Prize Symposium Oct. 2-3 in the Morris Inn Smith Ballroom at the University of Notre Dame. The institute will honor Dr. Tyson Yunkaporta, an Indigenous Australian scholar and the author of Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World, with this recognition. Dr. Yunkaporta's book, which has earned widespread acclaim, raises important questions and brings Indigenous ways of knowing to the critical examination of global systems.

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Ansari Institute Nasr Book Prize Symposium

Time: Mon Oct 3, 2022, All Day

Location: Morris Inn Smith Ballroom | Zoom Webinar

Tyson Yunakporta Sand Talk

The Ansari Institute invites you to its Nasr Book Prize Symposium Oct. 2-3 in the Morris Inn Smith Ballroom at the University of Notre Dame. The institute will honor Dr. Tyson Yunkaporta, an Indigenous Australian scholar and the author of Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World, with this recognition. Dr. Yunkaporta's book, which has earned widespread acclaim, raises important questions and brings Indigenous ways of knowing to the critical examination of global systems.

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Monday, October 24, 2022

The Irish Buddhist: Transnational Buddhism and Opposition to Empire

Time: Mon Oct 24, 2022, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

ABOUT THE LECTURE From 1900 to 1914 U Dhammaloka, a working-class Irish sailor who ordained as a Buddhist monk in Burma, organized missions across Southeast Asia to promote Buddhism and rail against British colonialism. As remarkable as his exploits were, study of Dhammaloka’s career reveals an even more fascinating network of Asian Buddhists organizers and a broader movement of plebian cosmopolitanism which constructed its own conceptions of what Buddhism, belonging and reform might mean. This talk will provide a glimpse into these networks in Rangoon, Bangkok, Singapore and Penang and discuss how paying attention to the religious connections of working class people in colonial areas across Asia can work to reorient the study of religion.…

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

'Completing Partition: Lahore and the aftermath of the Babri Mosque demolition' lecture by Yaqoob Bangash '04

Time: Tue Oct 25, 2022, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Notre Dame alumnus Yaqoob Bangash '04 a Fulbright fellow at the Mittal Institute at Harvard University, will discuss his research on the emergence of Pakistan as a post-colonial state.  His lecture is sponsored by the Liu Institute's South Asia Group.…

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