Past Conferences

Here you find reports of our conferences and information about the next conference.
These reports will be updated whenever any new information becomes available.


1st Conference of ENBCS in Hamburg 1996, Germany

Germany European Meeting of Friends

published online transcript (not all talks).

2st Conference of ENBCS in St. Ottilien 1997, Germany

Germany Monasticism, Social Engagement, Woman, Hermeneutic/Doctrinal Studies

published online transcipt (not all talks).

3rd Conference of ENBCS in St. Ottilien 1999, Germany

Buddhist Perceptions of Jesus

published: Perry Schmidt-Leukel, Gerhard Köberlin, Josef Thomas Götz (Eds.), Buddhist Perceptions of Jesus: Papers of the Third Conference of the European Network of Buddhist-Christian-Studies, Eos-Verlag, St. Ottilien, 1999.

4th Conference of ENBCS in Lund/Höör 2001, Sweden

Christian Perceptions of Buddha

published: Christian Perceptions of Buddha: Proceedings of the European Network of Buddhist Christian Studies’ Conference held in Lund, May 2001, SMT (Swedish Missiological Themes) Vol. 90, No. 1, 2002.

5th Conference of ENBCS in Samye Ling, 2003, Scotland

Buddhism, Christianity and Creation

published: Perry Schmidt-Leukel (Ed.), Buddhism, Christianity and the Questions of Creation: Karmic or Divine?, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2006.

6th Conference of ENBCS in St. Ottilien, 2005, Germany
Conversion and Religious Identity
published: John D’Arcy May (Ed.), Converging Ways? Conversion and Belonging in Buddhism and Christianity, Eos-Verlag, St. Ottilien, 2006.

7th Conference of ENBCS in Salzburg, St. Vigil, 2007 Austria
Buddhist Attitudes to Other Religions
published: Perry Schmidt-Leukel (Ed.), Buddhist Attitudes to Other Religions, Eos-Verlag, St. Ottilien, 2008.

8th Conference of ENBCS in St. Ottilien 2009, Germany

Sources of Authority and Truth in Buddhism and Christianity

published: Perry Schmidt-Leukel (Ed.), Authority in Buddhism and Christianity: ENBCS Conference Papers, published as Buddhist-Christian Studies, Vol. 30, 2010.

9th Conference of ENBCS in Liverpool 2011, UK

Hope: A Form of Delusion?

published: Elizabeth J. Harris (Ed.), Hope: A Form of Delusion? Buddhist and Christian Perspectives, Eos, St. Ottilien, 2013. with EOS.

10th Conference of ENBCS in Gent 2013, Belgium

History as a Challange to Buddhism and Christianity

published: (forthcoming)

11th Conference of ENBCS in St. Ottilien 2015, Germany

Buddhist-Christian Relations in Asia

25th-29th June 2015 in  the Archabbey of St. Ottilien, near Munich, Germany.

Programm  here.

published: Perry Schmidt-Leukel (ed.), Buddhist-Christian Relations in Asia,   EOS-Editions, St. Ottilien,

12th Conference of ENBCS in Montserrat / Barcelona, Spain

Meditation in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: A Critical Analysis
29 June – 3 July 2017, Montserrat / Barcelona, Spain
Programm here.
 published: E. Harrias, John O’Grady: Meditation in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: A Critical Analysis, Eos-Edittaions, St. Ottilien, 2019.

13th Conference of ENBCS in St. Ottilien/Munich, Germany

Buddhist-Christian Encounter – A Visionary Approach A Conference inspired by Lynn A. de Silva (1919-1982)

in Cooperation with the WCCSt. Ottilien / Munich (27 June – 1 July 2019)
Programme here.