Lectures

China’s Green Religion Book Launch on April 22 in New York City

China’s Green Religion Book Launch on April 22 in New York City

The official book launch for China’s Green Religion will take place at 5:30pm on  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the New School, 66 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10011. The book launch will take place during the conference on Mountains and Sacred Landscapes, hosted and co-sponsored by the India-China Institute at the New School. The day...
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Workshop at Universidad Autónoma de México

Foro Pensamiento Descolonial Políticas y Producción de Conocimiento Martes 21 de febrero de 2017 Sala “D” Dr. José G. Moreno de Alba 17:00 a 19:00 Religión y Ecología Paulina Rivera. “Daoismo y ecología.” James Miller “La religión verde de la China: Daoismo y la búsqueda para un futuro sostenible.” Comenta: Xiang Zairong
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Lecture at University of Buffalo

China’s Green Religion October 25, 5:00 pm 120 Clemens Hall, University of Buffalo North Campus Free and Open to the Public As China charts a path towards an “ecological civilization,” and a rise to global superpower status, it is in the process of creating a new and uniquely Chinese form of modernity. This form...
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Presentation in Groningen

In this talk, which came at the end of a conference on methods for studying Chinese religions, I discuss the idea that conventional sinological approaches to the study of religion operate from within a binary perspective of tradition and modernity. In contrast, I ask what the study of religion might look like if studied...
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University of Southern California

The monumental task that China faces in the 21st century is to create a way of development that does not destroy the ecological foundations for the life and livelihood of its 1.4 billion citizens. This requires a creative leap beyond the Enlightenment mentality and the Western model of industrialization. Can China’s cultural traditions, its...
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