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The Buddha as a Businessman: Economics and Law in an Old Indian Religion

106th UCLA FACULTY RESEARCH LECTURE to be given by Gregory Schopen, Professor of Buddhism and Chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Tuesday, March 10, 2009
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Freud PlayHouse
MacGowan Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The purpose of the annual UCLA Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecture is to accord Senate members the high recognition that is their due, and further to give faculty, students, and the citizens of the UCLA community an opportunity to understand the scholarly achievements and points of view of those whom we honor.

Professor Gregory Schopen is a leading expert on Indian Buddhist Studies.  In his work, he examines not only texts but also archeology, art history, and inscriptions for a richer and more comprehensive understanding of his field.  His work has in turn been important to other religions and fields as well.  He has recieved many accolades including the highly prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.

Cost : Free

Sponsor(s): , The Los Angeles Division of the Academic Senate of the University of California

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