Karl Ryavec, Professor of World Heritage at the University of California, Merced, will present a lecture titled "Buddhism as a Regional Religious System."
This talk will present historical mappings of Buddhism on an integration of World Systems and Regional Systems Theories to study the growth and spread of Buddhism from its origins in South Asia to East Asia as a Regional Religious System.
The presentation is part of the UA Center for Buddhist Studies spring 2018 Pu Yin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series. All lectures are presented in English and open to the public. The series is sponsored by the Pu Yin Educational Center.