Economics and Capitalism in the Study of Buddhism, AAR Seminar: 2017, Boston, Massachusetts

Buddhist Practice During Collapse: Economic, Cultural, Institutional, and Political
Sunday, 19 Nov., 9:00 AM–11:30 AM
Richard K. Payne, Graduate Theological Union, Presiding

Courtney Bruntz, Doane University
Buddhism for a Tech-Savvy Chinese Youth

Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg, University of Copenhagen
The Centrality of “Youth” in Promoting and Reforming Buddhist
Monasteries in Ladakh

Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College
Theravada Buddhist Economic Realities: Decline Narratives and
Coffee Shops in Northern Thailand

Kevin Buckelew, Columbia University
Buddhist Rhetorics of Productivity and Debt at the End of Medieval
China: “Inner-Worldly Asceticism” and the Chan Tradition