One Day Symposium: Buddhist Art and Material Culture
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Venue: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre or Suite, SOAS, University of London, Russell Square, Wc1H 0XG
|This One-day Symposium, which is held in conjunction with the One-Stroke Calligraphy Exhibition by Venerable Master Hsing Yun at Asia House generously supported by the Pure Land Foundation, and part of SOAS’ Centenary Celebrations, brings together leading scholars of Buddhism, art history, archaeology, literature, and music to explore the dimension and influences on Buddhist art and material culture in East Asia. Topics addressed will include the Buddhist images from the Stein Collection, Pure Land Buddhist arts in 13th and 14th century Korea, issues of conservation of the Mogao Grottoes, Buddhist stone sutras in Shandong, ecological issues of restoring cave temples in Sichuan and Buddhist landscapes in Asia.