Call for Papers – Edition 14 (2019)

The Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies, published by the David See Chai Lam Centre for International Communication, is a scholarly peer-reviewed, open access, online journal covering all aspects of Buddhist studies. The editorial board recognizes the inherently interdisciplinary and international nature of contemporary Buddhist studies and is open to submissions from scholars working in, but … Continue reading Call for Papers – Edition 14 (2019)

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Nepali and Newar Language Workshop with Laxminath Shreshta

UofT: Nepali and Newar Language Workshop with Laxminath Shreshta (Apr. 8-27, 2019)

General Hosted by the only university in the world, apart from Nepal’s Tribhuvan Patan Campus, which offers undergraduate and graduate students to pursue studies in Newar language, literature, and culture, the proposed “Nepali and Newar Language and Literature Workshop” will be a unique and unprecedented event in which students will receive a Buddhism-focussed training in … Continue reading UofT: Nepali and Newar Language Workshop with Laxminath Shreshta (Apr. 8-27, 2019)

“‘How to Milk a Painted Cow’_ Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness”_ A Lecture by Khenpo Chöying Dorjee at UBC, February 28, 2019

“‘How to Milk a Painted Cow’: Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness”: A Lecture by Khenpo Chöying Dorjee at UBC, February 28, 2019

By Sarah Fink On February 28, 2019, Khenpo Chöying Dorjee gave a talk titled, “‘How to Milk a Painted Cow’: Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness.” This lecture was co-sponsored by the University of British Columbia’s Robert H. N. Ho Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society and the Himalaya Program, with support from the … Continue reading “‘How to Milk a Painted Cow’: Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness”: A Lecture by Khenpo Chöying Dorjee at UBC, February 28, 2019

The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture

[Events] UCalgary: The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture ft. Bernard Faure

The Numata Chair in Buddhist Studies Presents The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture Featuring Bernard Faure All events are free and open to the public. Reception to follow and all are welcome. The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Seminar Divine Land, Demonic Seas: Another Look at Japanese Religion March 28 | 3:30pm | SS … Continue reading [Events] UCalgary: The Annual Leslie S. Kawamura Memorial Lecture ft. Bernard Faure

International Funding Opportunity for Buddhism and East Asian Religions Research in Canada

[Opportunity] International Funding Opportunity for Buddhism and East Asian Religions Research in Canada

The FROGBEAR project is working in partnership with Mitacs to accept proposals under the Globalink Research Award Program for senior undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral fellows who wish to conduct a research project at one of FROGBEAR’s partner universities in Canada: Mount Allison University [undergraduate students only] University of Manitoba McMaster University University … Continue reading [Opportunity] International Funding Opportunity for Buddhism and East Asian Religions Research in Canada

Numerology as a Way of Explanation

[Event] UBC: Graduate Student Research: Numerology as a Way of Explanation by Eshantha Peiris

Numerology as a Way of Explanation: the Panchatūryanāda Classification of Musical Instruments in Buddhist Sri Lanka by Eshantha Peiris When: Thursday March 28, 2019, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Where: Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall, Vancouver, BC Abstract: The concept of panchatūryanāda refers to a five-fold classification scheme of musical instruments that … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Graduate Student Research: Numerology as a Way of Explanation by Eshantha Peiris

The Kapphinābhyudaya in its Historical Background

[Event] UofT: The Kapphinābhyudaya in its Historical Background by Yuko Yokochi

A public talk by Yuko Yokochi, Professor of Sanskrit Literature, Kyoto University When: March 12, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Where: UTM, New North Building NE 4207 Abstract: The Kappiṇābhyudaya is a mahākāvya composed by Śivasvāmin, who flourished under the reign of Avantivarman (r. 855/6—883 AD), the first king of the Utpala dynasty in … Continue reading [Event] UofT: The Kapphinābhyudaya in its Historical Background by Yuko Yokochi

Reconstructing Buddhist Monasteries in Modern China

[Event] York University: Reconstructing Buddhist Monasteries in Modern China by Gregory Adam Scott

Between the 1860s and the 1960s, thousands of religious sites in China, including Buddhist monasteries, were destroyed due to war, natural disasters, and anti-religious campaigns. Hundreds of these sites were later repaired and rebuilt, sometimes from the ground up, in reconstruction campaigns that drew upon local, regional, and national networks to mobilize spiritual and material … Continue reading [Event] York University: Reconstructing Buddhist Monasteries in Modern China by Gregory Adam Scott

Vanessa Sasson, “Writing a Buddhist Lovestory”

[Event] UofT: Vanessa Sasson, “Writing a Buddhist Lovestory”

From the author of Yasodhara: A Novel about the Buddha’s Wife (2018), please join us for a free public lecture and discussion with author Vanessa Sasson. Reserve your tickets at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/writing-a-buddhist-lovestory-vanessa-sasson-presents-her-novel-yasodhara-tickets-56858931595 The lecture and discussion are free and open to the public and are hosted by The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for … Continue reading [Event] UofT: Vanessa Sasson, “Writing a Buddhist Lovestory”

Buddhism and Technology_ Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges

[CFP] UBC: International Conference: Buddhism & Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges

International Conference Buddhism and Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges  (UBC, September 20-22, 2019) The organizing committee for the international conference on “Buddhism and Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges” cordially invites the submission of related papers. The conference is sponsored by the Tianzhu Global Network for Buddhism and East Asian Culture, and organized by … Continue reading [CFP] UBC: International Conference: Buddhism & Technology: Historical Background and Contemporary Challenges

How to Milk a Painted Cow_ Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness

[Event] UBC: Lecture: Khenpo Chöying Dorjee on Emptiness: “How to Milk a Painted Cow”

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society is delighted to welcome Khenpo Chöying Dorjee, who will give a lecture entitled: ‘How to Milk a Painted Cow’: Considering the Buddhist View of Emptiness Abstract: Candrakīrti, an Indian scholar-monk who flourished in the 5th century CE, wrote the “Introduction to the … Continue reading [Event] UBC: Lecture: Khenpo Chöying Dorjee on Emptiness: “How to Milk a Painted Cow”