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The Intersection of Buddhism & Violence

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A great event comes your way from Nikki Dodd ’15:

What do Buddhism and violence have to do with each other, you might ask? Come to this lecture and Q&A event to find out! This event will address contemporary examples of Asian Buddhists engaged in politicized acts of violence.

THE ISSUES
1) Self-immolation by Tibetan activists
2) Buddhist hostilities with Muslims in Burma

THE SPEAKERS
1) Dr. Robbie Barnett (Modern Tibetan Studies, Columbia University)
2) Ashin Nayaka (Buddhist Missionary Society of New York)

Be sure to arrive on time because there will be pizza!

Date: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
Time: Noon
Place: PAC 001
Cost: Free