PANEL 6 – BUDDHISM AND BUSINESS: EXAMINING RELIGIOUS ECONOMIC PRACTICES FROM THE PAST TO THE PRESENT
WEDNESDAY (Auditorium R)
Conveners: Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg, Trine Brox
9.00-9.15: Opening of panel.
9.15-9.45: Jane Caple: Making profits, making gifts: business, wealth and religious donation in northeast Tibet
9.45-10.15: Chaksham Tsering: Economic development: recent changes in Tibetan pre-death ritual (gson chos) in Gling rgya village, Reb gong, northeastern Tibet.
10.15-10.45: Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg: Buddhism a Unique Selling Point (USP): The branding and marketing of spiritual tourism in Ladakh.
10.45-11.15: Federica Venturi: An enquiry into beer production in Tibetan monasteries.
11.15-11.45: Tea and coffee break.
11.45-12.15: Anna Morcom: Tibetan Buddhist chanting: transformations from the 1990s.
12.15-12.45: Gabriel Lafitte: Charismatic Khenpos renouncing meat commodity chains: anti-modern fundamentalism, or Chinese capitalism read acutely?
12.45-13.15: Yasmin Cho: Overtly moral: Buddhist practices, business, and a good life among China’s new rich.