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Announcement of The 2007 INEB Conference in Taiwan

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    Announcement The 2007 INEB Conference Engaged Buddhism: From Social Welfare to Social Change 1 - 7 September 2007 Taipei, Taiwan ROC Dear INEB members and
    Message 1 of 1 , May 29, 2007
      Announcement
      The 2007 INEB Conference
      Engaged Buddhism: From Social Welfare to Social Change
      1 - 7 September 2007
      Taipei, Taiwan ROC
       
      Dear INEB members and friends,
       
      This year, we are going to meet each other once again in our biennial gathering, the INEB Conference. With the leadership of Dr. Yo and the kindness of The Venerable Master Lien-Chuan and her organization, The Chinese Five-Eyes Association, we are able to have our Conference in Taiwan.
       
      The information about the 2007 INEB Conference is as follows:
       
      1. Date:      September 1st - 7th.
                         The main conference is September 1st - 3rd.
                         The exposure visit (optional) is Sep 4th - 7th.
                         (Traveling dates are August 31st and September 8th)
       
      2. Venue:    The main conference is in Taipei,
                         Exposure visit is to Taichung, Chang-Hwa, Tainan, and Kaohsiang
       
      3. Theme:   Engaged Buddhism: From Social Welfare to Social Change
                              Sub-themes for discussion are
                              1. Dukkha and its Cause
                                  a) Perpetuation of Suffering (Economic and Political Structures)
                                  b) Spiritual Consumerism/Buddhism and Consumerism: from
                                     dana  to sila               
                              2. Nirvana and its Path
                                  c) Socially Engaged Buddhism and Spiritually Engaged
                                      Buddhism
                                  d) Dana: Social welfare or social transformation
       
      4. Participation:
      Please note that we are not able to provide for your traveling expenses.
      If you wish to participate, the concept paper and the registration form is available now. Please fill the registration form and return to INEB Secretariat Office before July 1, 2007.
       
      We would appreciate if you could support our conference by making some donation.
       
      I hope to see you all of you soon in Taipei.
       
      Yours in dhamma,
      Anne Lapapan Supamanta
      Executive Secretary


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      Bangkok 10600 THAILAND
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