[Special Issue Announcement] CJBS: Buddhism and Social Change

We are glad to announce that the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies' 2020 special issue Buddhism and Social Change was published and is now available for online reading. Please see below for the issue's table of contents Introduction of the Special IssueBy Wendi Adamek, University of CalgaryArticlesAs If This Is HomeBy Wendi Adamek, University of … Continue reading [Special Issue Announcement] CJBS: Buddhism and Social Change

[Webinar] Karma in Chinese Buddhist Historiography by Dr. John Kieschnick

Dr. John Kieschnick will deliver an online talk titled "Karma in Chinese Buddhist Historiography" for the UBC Tianzhu-Hurvitz Lecture Series Time: 8:00am – 9:30am Pacific Standard Time Friday, October 9, 2020 Registration Link: https://ubc.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Isf-GurTovHteOLZ5O06jRMlt3dFr6hIK_ Abstract:Over the course of 1500 years, Chinese Buddhist historiography emerged and developed under the shadow of the more prestigious tradition of … Continue reading [Webinar] Karma in Chinese Buddhist Historiography by Dr. John Kieschnick

[Online Event] Chan Isn’t Just Meditation: Chan Master Hanyue’s Attitude toward Sutra Teachings in the Ming by Prof. Yi-Hsun Huang

Prof. Yi-Hsun Huang, Department of Buddhist Studies, Fo Guang University, Taiwan will deliver an online lecture titled "Chan Isn't Just Meditation: Chan Master Hanyue's Attitude toward Sutra Teachings in the Ming" on October 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM Mountain Standard Time (MST). Other time zones include:4:00 PM (PST)7:00 PM (EST)12:00 AM, October 2 (BST) (London)7:00 … Continue reading [Online Event] Chan Isn’t Just Meditation: Chan Master Hanyue’s Attitude toward Sutra Teachings in the Ming by Prof. Yi-Hsun Huang

[Online Event] Protecting Insects: Buddhist Principles Between India and China by Dr. Ann Heirman

Prof. Ann Heirman, head of the Centre for Buddhist Studies, Ghent University, Belgium, will deliver an online lecture titled "PROTECTING INSECTS: BUDDHIST PRINCIPLES BETWEEN INDIA AND CHINA" on September 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM Mountain Standard Time (MST). Other time zones include:11:00 AM (PST)2:00 PM (EST)2:00 AM, September 9 (BST) (Beijing)7:00 PM (CST) (London) Please verify … Continue reading [Online Event] Protecting Insects: Buddhist Principles Between India and China by Dr. Ann Heirman

[Survey] Buddhist Council of Canada: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Respected Canadian Buddhist colleagues: Homage to the Buddha! Namo Amita fo! Namo amida butsu! Hope this finds you well and happy in these challenging times!  You are receiving this from the Buddhist Council of Canada, a federally recognized, not for profit, organization with a history of four decades (see https://buddhistcouncil.ca). It is to seek your kind input … Continue reading [Survey] Buddhist Council of Canada: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

[Opportunity] ACLS: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies 2020-21

The ACLS Online Fellowship and Grant Administration (OFA) System for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation in Buddhist Studies 2020-21 competitions is now open for applications. The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) announces the eighth year of an initiative supporting research and teaching in Buddhist studies, funded by The Robert H. N. Ho … Continue reading [Opportunity] ACLS: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies 2020-21

[Webinar] An Introduction to Digital Resources for Research on Premodern Chinese Texts

A workshop for UBC scholars with Dr. Kay Duffy (UBC) When: Friday July 31, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PMWhere: Zoom (link will be sent to registrants)Registration: Send name and email address to this email [ckr.ck@ubc.ca] At a time when access to on-site library resources is limited, many scholars rely on digital resources in order … Continue reading [Webinar] An Introduction to Digital Resources for Research on Premodern Chinese Texts

[Online] Rainy Season Research Series by Transnational Network of Theravada Studies, Shan State Buddhist University, & King’s College London

Join the Transnational Network of Theravada Studies during Vassa 2020/2564 for a series of online talks by various researchers. If you have some Pali, you are also welcome to attend a class taught by Aleix Ruiz-Falqués on Kaccāyana’s grammar. Transnational Network of Theravada Studies | Shan State Buddhist University | King’s College London TALKS Date: … Continue reading [Online] Rainy Season Research Series by Transnational Network of Theravada Studies, Shan State Buddhist University, & King’s College London

[Opportunity] BDK Canada Graduate Scholarship (Application deadline: November 1, 2020)

This scholarship will enable advanced graduate students in Buddhist Studies who are Canadian Citizens or studying in a Canadian University to spend one year in a Japanese University, studying and/or carrying out doctoral research.Value (in Japanese Yen): Monthly Grant (single person)    ¥250,000 a month x 12 = ¥3,000,000/per yr.Married Allowance    Additional ¥50,000 per month x … Continue reading [Opportunity] BDK Canada Graduate Scholarship (Application deadline: November 1, 2020)

[Webinar] Buddhist Responses to Covid-19 (July 8)

A public webinar with six leading scholars discussing global Buddhist responses to COVID-19. A recording of the session will be made available on The Jivaka Project webpage after the session. Date and time: July 8, 1pm CTD USA or watch the recording at jivaka.net Zoom link: https://rhodes.zoom.us/j/8126897816 Buddhism in the Pandemic is a collaborative project … Continue reading [Webinar] Buddhist Responses to Covid-19 (July 8)