[IRASEC Conference Series: Buddhism & Society]
The appearance of Theravāda buddhism in Khmer lands during the second half of the 12th century, under the reign of Jayavarman VII (1270/1271 – 1295) is traditionally paralleled with Sri Lanka, according to the Burmese Chronicle, otherwise known as Glass Palace Chronicle. What clues for theravāda buddhism in Khmer lands? When did it first appear in Cambodia? Following new researches, we will try to answer these questions. Following new researches, we will try to answer these questions.
with TUN Puthpiseth, PhD in Art History at the University Paris-Sorbonne, and Director of the Research Unit at the Royal University of Fine Arts
Tuesday 13 February 2018 at 6.30pm
Conference in French, translated in Khmer and English
Free entry subject to availability