[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)

[Webinar] Exploring Harvard Yenching Library’s Rare Local Gazetteers with LoGaRT

In this event, Dr. Chen Shih-Pei from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) will introduce LoGaRT, Local Gazetteers Research Tools, a software designed specifically for collective analysis of China’s rich difangzhi (地方志). LoGaRT used to be limited to a small group of scholars due to license restrictions. With the 410 titles … Continue reading [Webinar] Exploring Harvard Yenching Library’s Rare Local Gazetteers with LoGaRT

[Webinar] Japanese Religions in Times of Crisis (June 16)

How do practitioners of Shinto, Buddhism and Japan’s various new religions reflect on and offer structure in times of crisis, such as the current pandemic? Join two eminent scholars of Japanese religion for a conversation on the role of religious institutions and individuals, and priests and laity, in providing a sense of cohesion and a … Continue reading [Webinar] Japanese Religions in Times of Crisis (June 16)

[Online] The UK Association for Buddhist Studies Annual Conference 2020 (July 2)

The UK Association for Buddhist Studies is delighted to announce its first online conference. Please register to receive Zoom link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ukabs-annual-conference-2020-tickets-105783403006 About this Event UKABS is delighted to announce its first summer conference online, a one-day special event on July 2nd, where we will showcase brilliant postgraduate scholarship from institutions across the world the PG … Continue reading [Online] The UK Association for Buddhist Studies Annual Conference 2020 (July 2)

[CFA] Tsadra Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Tsadra Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Tibetan Buddhist Studies Description and Purpose This fellowship program provides one-year grants to graduate students at North American universities in order to support them in their pursuit of dissertation research focused specifically on Tibetan Buddhism. Dissertation work must include significant textual work on Tibetan Buddhist primary sources and include translation … Continue reading [CFA] Tsadra Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

[Opportunity] UVic: CSRS 2020/21 Artist in Residence Fellowship

The Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (CSRS) at the University of Victoria welcomes applications from artists of all mediums and genres interested in participating in our dynamic interdisciplinary research community. Purpose: The artist in residence (AIR) program seeks to create mutually beneficial lines of exchange between scholars and artists who share an interest … Continue reading [Opportunity] UVic: CSRS 2020/21 Artist in Residence Fellowship

[Event] Online Conference Session: Transmission of Buddhism in Asia and Beyond

ONLINE July 3–5, 2020in collaboration with Princeton University This session is the first of three in the conference Enduring Discoveries of the Cosmopolitan, Multicultural, Expansive and Relative Orthodoxies in the Study of East Asian Buddhism, History, Manuscripts, Archaeology, Literature, Art, and East-West Exchanges that will honor the late Dr. Antonino Forte (1940–2006). The Glorisun Global … Continue reading [Event] Online Conference Session: Transmission of Buddhism in Asia and Beyond

[Online] 2020 International and Intensive Program on Buddhism in collaboration with Princeton University

2020 Glorisun International & Intensive Program on Buddhism (June 27–July 15; ONLINE, in collaboration with Princeton University) The Glorisun Global Network for Buddhist Studies, whose founding members include Peking University, UBC, Princeton, Yale, Harvard, U Hamburg, Cambridge and Oxford, cordially invites applications for an intensive program on Buddhist Studies. Lasting from June 27 to July … Continue reading [Online] 2020 International and Intensive Program on Buddhism in collaboration with Princeton University

[Opportunity] University of Edinburgh: Khyentse Foundation Buddhist Studies PhD scholarship

Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network, University of Edinburgh, invites applications for a new PhD scholarship in Buddhist Studies. The scholarship is to the value of 25,000 USD per year, for a maximum of four years, for PhD study beginning in either September 2020 or January 2021. Application deadline: 14 June 2020, 22:00 GMT. Funded by the Khyentse Foundation.  … Continue reading [Opportunity] University of Edinburgh: Khyentse Foundation Buddhist Studies PhD scholarship