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Walking with the Buddha
Exhibition Venue: Main Hall Gallery 2
Exhibition Dates: 2018-05-12 ~ 2018-09-30
For the past few years, Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum has been making consistent efforts on social education. Each year, the Buddha Museum holds several exhibitions, as well as academic workshops to promote international and cultural exchanges. This year, in order to celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday, the Buddha Museum co-curates “Walking with the Buddha──Discovering the Natal Landscape of the Buddha” exhibition with Durham University and the Oriental Museum, UK.

This exhibition present the results of the archaeological activities associated with this ongoing project commenced in January 2011 with a team drawn from the Department of Archaeology (Government of Nepal), the Lumbini Development Trust and Durham University, UK. Under the direction of Sri Kosh Prasad Acharya and Professor Robin Coningham, this mission brought together archaeologists and specialists from Nepal and the UK who are working with the Buddha Museum for the first time. The exhibition which integrates faith, archaeology, and academic research will shed new light on the history of Lumbini and other sites within the Greater Lumbini Area.

Walking with the Buddha ── Discovering the Natal Landscape of the Buddha
Exhibition
Dates:2018/5/12 (Sat) ~ 2018/9/30 (Sun)
Venue:Main Hall Gallery 2

Workshop
Dates:2018/5/12 (Sat) 2:00 PM ~ 2018/5/13 (Sun) 12:00 PM
Venue:Fo Guang Building 9F International Conference Room

Speakers
1. Professor Robin Coningham / UNESCO Chair on Archaeological Ethics and Practice in Cultural Heritage, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, UK
2. Dr. Craig Barclay / Director, Oriental Museum, UK
3. Professor Yukio Nishimura / Tokyo University, Japan
4. Mr Kosh Prasad Acharya / former Director-General of Archaeology, Government of Nepal
5. Venerable Metteyya Sakyaputta / Vice Chairman, Lumbini Development Trust, Nepal
6. Ram Bahadur Kunwar / Chief of Excavation Branch, Department of Archaeology, Government of Nepal
7. Professor Muhammad Ashraf Khan /Director Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
8. Venerable Dr Juewei / Lecturer, Nan Tien Institute

Registration
http://lnago.com/ADMP3 (Registration Full)
Application closes on 30th April 2018.
Live telecast available on https://www.facebook.com/FgsBm/

Contact
Buddha Museum International Affairs Team
Tel.:+886-7-656-3033 #4137
Fax:+886-7-656-5211
Add: No. 1 Tongling Road, Dashu District, Kaohsiung 840, Taiwan
E-mail:fgsbmc-intl@ecp.fgs.org.tw

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