Past Conferences

Buddhism and Islam: Encounters, Histories, Dialogue and Representation
The third Numata conference establishes a factual baseline regarding the long, shared history between Buddhism and Islam.
May 29-30, 2009.

The Sanskrit Conference
The third annual conference in which all papers are presented in Sanskrit, each with a Sanskrit question and answer period.
April 27, 2007

Kyoto School: Neglected Themes and Hidden Variations
The second Numata Buddhism conference focuses attention on less studied themes and figures within the Kyoto School of 20th century Japanese Buddhism.
March 9-10, 2007

World Religions After September 11: A Global Congress
Five years after September 11, Dr. Arvind Sharma organised an international symposium in Montreal, bringing together religious and secular leaders to work together toward the common good.
September 9-14, 2006

ReVisioning Buddhism: New Methods of Inquiry in the Study of Buddhist Modernity
The first Numata Buddhism conference inquires into new topics that have arisen as Buddhism confronts modernity and globalization.
March 4-5, 2005