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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

26 August 2021
Launching in September, the Yin-Cheng Distinguished Lecture Series (印證高端佛學演講系列) is a collaborative, multi-university partnership between Peking University, Columbia University, Princeton University, Harvard University, University of British Columbia, University of Oxford and University of Cambridge.

The Yin-Cheng Distinguished Lecture Series is established in honour of Venerable Cheng-yen 證嚴, founder of Tzu Chi, and her mentor Yinshun 印順 (1906–2005), with the goal of promoting topics in Buddhist studies. The series is organised at Cambridge by Dr Noga Ganany with the generous support of the Tzi Chi Foundation. The Inaugural Lecture will take place on 22nd September, 2021 and will be given by Professor Eugene Y. Wang of Harvard University with discussant Professor Francesca Tarocco, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, under the title "Buddhist Art for the 21st Century: What Might It Look Like?