Economics & Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism, AAR/San Antonio/2016

A19-237: Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism Seminar
 
Fabio Rambelli, University of California, Santa Barbara, Presiding
Saturday – 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Grand Hyatt-Texas C (4th Level)

 

Selection of papers exploring different aspects of the role of economics and of capitalism in contemporary Buddhism.

Scott Mitchell, Institute of Buddhist Studies
Scrambled Eggs: At the Intersection of Buddhist Economies and Knowledge Economies
Barbra R. Clayton, Mount Allison University
Bhutan and the Politics of Happiness: Gross National Happiness as Engaged Secular Buddhism
Ronald Purser, San Francisco State University
McDonaldization of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Dawn Neal, Graduate Theological Union
Transmission or Certification? Secularizing Trends in Buddhist Teacher Training
Responding:

Jeff Wilson, University of Waterloo
Business Meeting:

Fabio Rambelli, University of California, Santa Barbara
Richard K. Payne, Graduate Theological Union
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