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Robertson Gymnasium, Seminar Room 1005

The Makers of Buddhism: Practical Arts and Professional Disciplines in the Construction of the Buddhist Cultural Heritage from India to Japan and to Mongolia

University of California, Santa Barbara, October 30–November 1, 2023

This workshop aims at reconsidering Buddhism and its cultural heritage by looking at them through the lens of the professionals (artists and craftspeople) who were directly engaged in producing, maintaining, and reconstructing Buddhist sites, and by studying the various systems of practical knowledge they created and transmitted. More information can be found here.