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The Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum

The OBS Forum provides monthly lectures for Buddhist Studies researchers and students, Buddhist practitioners and all others interested in Buddhism.

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The lectures - and occasionally courses - offered in The Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum are given either by IKOS or UiO researchers, by invited international Buddhist Studies scholars, or by Buddhist practitioners. The lectures in the Forum are announced in several international Buddhist Studies mailing lists and on the IKOS research webpage.

Program for the fall of 2015:

6 October, 16:15-18:00, PAM seminarrom 11

Marek Zemánek (Charles University, Prague), “Rites of Death in Korean Buddhism.”


29 October, 16:15-18:00, PAM seminarrom 14

Hyong Gak Sunim (Zen master, USA/Germany), “What is True Zen?”


3 November, 16:15-18:00, PAM seminarrom 11

Jane Caple (University of Manchester), “Drops of virtue: the ethics of religious giving in contemporary Tibet.”


17 November, 16:15-18:00, PAM seminarrom 11

Karl-Stephan Bouthillette (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich), “The therapeutic aspect of doctrinal studies and dialectic.”


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