New Visions for the New Globality: China’s BRI vs. Russia’s Greater Eurasian Space

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BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES New Visions for the New Globality: China’s BRI vs. Russia’s Greater Eurasian Space Speaker:Professor Alexey Maslov (Moscow State University)Date/Time:December 15, 2021, 1:00 pm (HK Time)Language: English Venue: Via Zoom Registration Link: https://bit.ly/brinfaithDec15   ABSTRACTThe Belt and Road Initiative has caused a lot of controversy in Russia’s expert discussion. Formally, […]

Online Lecture | Spiritual Capital in Daoism, Confucianism and Buddhism: A Sociological Perspective on Capacity Building

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Reimagining Capital | International learning Series Spiritual Capital in Daoism, Confucianism and Buddhism: A Sociological Perspective on Capacity Building The sociological theory of Pierre Bourdieu is one of the main sources for conceptualising spiritual capital. In this framework, spiritual capital would need to be understood through its expression in embodied habits or dispositions (habitus), which […]

The New Mindscape Spiritual Training [First Phase~2022 Summer]

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The New Mindscape Spiritual Training Programme   Congratulations on completing CCHU 9014, Spirituality, Religion and Social Change! During the course, you had the opportunity to reflect on many spiritual questions; you learned about different ideas and concepts; and you were exposed to different spiritual practices and social issues.  You might have a lot of questions about how […]

Hidden Treasures of the Silk Road— An Ontological Shift in Thinking of Things

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BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES Hidden Treasures of the Silk Road— An Ontological Shift in Thinking of Things Speaker: Dr. Andrea Jian Chen (lecturer and honorary research associate at the Chinese University of Hong Kong) Date/Time: January 26, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00 pm (HK Time) Language: English Venue: Via Zoom Registration Link: https://bit.ly/brinfaithJan26 ORGANIZER […]

【POSTPONE】Healing Our World 療癒我們的家園 | World Religion Day 2022

World Religion Day 2022 Healing Our World: Spiritual Inspirations, Conversations, Actions 療癒我們的家園:知—行—共勉 Interfaith dialogue, devotions and music with members of different religious and non-religious communities in HK. Come to share and learn about healing our world at the personal, community and planetary levels Date:  TBC Time:  TBC Language: English Venue:  TBC Format: Prayers, singing & chanting performances + […]

Old Roads, Religious Mobility, and Paradigms of Long-Distance Transmission: Epigraphic and Petroglyphic Complexes in a Transit Zone between Eurasian Frontiers

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BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES Old Roads, Religious Mobility, and Paradigms of Long-Distance Transmission: Epigraphic and Petroglyphic Complexes in a Transit Zone between Eurasian Frontiers Speaker: Dr. Jason Neelis (Associate Professor of Religion and Culture at Wilfrid Laurier University) Date/Time: Feburary 25, 2022, 10:00 - 11:00 AM (HK Time) Language: English Venue: Via […]

“Without ritual, there would be no ethnic culture”: Religion and changing Chinese diasporic identity in Vietnam

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BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES "Without ritual, there would be no ethnic culture": Religion and changing Chinese diasporic identity in Vietnam Speaker: Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Tho (Associate Professor of University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City) Date/Time: Apr 11, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00 PM (HK time) […]

“The Dharma Assembly”: Exploring a dynamic infrastructure for contemporary Han Chinese participation in Tibetan Buddhist monastic contexts

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BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES “The Dharma Assembly”: Exploring a dynamic infrastructure for contemporary Han Chinese participation in Tibetan Buddhist monastic contexts Speaker: Dr. Catherine Hardie (Assistant Professor in the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University) Date/Time:May 10, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00 PM (HK time)  Language: English […]

Magic Power Reconfigured: Chinese Popular Religion in Cities

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BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES Magic Power Reconfigured: Chinese Popular Religion in Cities Speaker:Professor Wei-Ping Lin (National Taiwan University)Date/Time:May 25, 2022, 2:00 - 3:00 PM (HK time)Language: English Venue: Via Zoom Registration Link: https://bit.ly/brinfaithMay25 ABSTRACTThis talk analyzes how divine magic power is reconfigured in the urban setting. The speaker will discuss how a spirit […]

Iran and BRI: A Cultural Perspective of Strategic Cooperation

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BRINFAITH RELIGION AND EMPIRE PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES Iran and BRI: A Cultural Perspective of Strategic Cooperation Speaker:Dr. Alireza Khoshrou (Islamic Cultural and Relation Organization, Iran)Date/Time:September 13, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00 PM (HK time)Language: English Venue: Via Google Meet Registration Link: https://bit.ly/brinfaithSept13   ABSTRACTIran and China’s relationship is following a long tradition of exchanges that can […]