Institute of Chinese Buddhism

Modern Buddhism in Cross-Cultural Context

7 April - 26 May 2020



Venerable Hui Hsuen (Primary)
K. Kathirasan (Session 5)
Assoc. Prof. Paul Hedges (Session 6)
Prof. Syed Farid Alatas (Session 7)

Revitalization of Buddhism since the late 19th century is owed to increasing contact with Western modernity through globalization and increasing dominance of European rationalism. Buddhist thought and practices underwent a seismic shift in response to the demands of modern life and new advancements in science and technology.