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TEDx – Trying Not to Try: the Power of Spontaneity

TEDx – Trying Not to Try: the Power of Spontaneity

Edward Slingerland – a Professor of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia – claims that recent research suggests that many aspects of a satisfying life – such as happiness and spontaneity – are best pursued indirectly. The early Chinese philosophers knew this, and they wrote extensively about an effortless way of being in the world. We’ve long […]

How to Do Things With Millions of Words

How to Do Things With Millions of Words

TWO PUBLIC LECTURES ON DIGITAL HUMANITIES co-presented by Green College (UBC), The Early Modern Conversions Project (McGill University) and the Cultural Evolution of Religion Consortium (UBC) THE DIGITAL HUMANITIES: SOME CONTEXTS, CONCEPTS AND INITIATIVES Ray Siemens, Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Victoria Coach House, Green College, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road […]

The New Science of Religion Series

The New Science of Religion Series

HECC and CERC are proud to launch the New Science of Religion Series, a video and podcast collaboration with Transliminal Media and funded by UBC and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.