E-learning course: Women in Indian Buddhism

There is still time to enrol in an E-learning course, or MOOC, on Women in Indian Buddhism, run out of Hamburg University’s Numata Center for Buddhist Studies. Here is the announcement:

The Numata Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Hamburg, in cooperation with the Women in Buddhism Study Initiative, offers an E-learning Course on Women in Indian Buddhism. The course consists of a series of lectures by a group of international scholars. Participation is free of charge and open to anyone interested, but requires online registration. Lectures start on April 16 and are held every Thursday at 2.15 pm German  time. Recordings of the lecture are accessible for registered participants at any time of their convenience after original delivery. The e-learning platform also features a discussion forum for exchange between participants and lecturers.For registration and more information, please follow this link . http://www.buddhismuskunde.uni-hamburg.de/E-Learning-Bhikkhuni.course_bhikkhunis.0.html?&L=1#c2774 )

Syllabus

16 April Analayo: Women in Early Buddhist Discourse

23 April Amy Langenberg: Female Virtue in Two Sanskrit Vinayas

30 April Mari Jväsjarvi Stuart: Women in medieval Buddhist and Jain monasticism

7 May Nalini Balbir: Women in the Buddhist and Jain traditions

14 May Ute Hüsken: Women in the Theravâda Vinaya and the Brahminical Tradition

21 May Reiko Ohnuma: The Nun Thullanandâ

28 May Shobha Rani Dash: Mahâpajâpatî Gotamî Narratives

4 June Liz Wilson: Hagiographic Buddhist Texts on Women

11 June Rita Gross: Women in Mahâyâna Sûtra Literature

18 June Alice Collett: Women in Early Buddhist Inscriptions

25 June Naomi Appleton: Women in the Jâtaka Collection

2 July Monika Zin: Buddhist Women in Indian Art

9 July Petra Kieffer-Pülz: Summary and Outlook on Scholarship on Women in Buddhism

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About Jovan Maud

I'm a lecturer in the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany. Interests include: transnational religious networks, popular religion in Thailand, religious tourism and commodification, and digital anthropology.
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