[Opportunity] Tianzhu Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Buddhism (Deadline_ March 1, 2018)

[Opportunity] Tianzhu Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Buddhism (Deadline: March 1, 2018)

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, invites applications for the Tianzhu Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Buddhism. The Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research. The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including especially East Asian history, religion, … Continue reading [Opportunity] Tianzhu Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Buddhism (Deadline: March 1, 2018)

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[Workshop] UBC: The Ten Thousand Rooms Project (January 8, 2018)

[Workshop] UBC: The Ten Thousand Rooms Project (January 8, 2018)

Time and location: January 8, 12:30 – 2:00 pm, Asian Centre Room 604. Abstract: Developed at Yale University with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Ten Thousand Rooms is an open-access platform that gives users the tools to collaboratively transcribe, translate, and annotate pre-modern sources. Designed primarily as a scholarly workspace, it is also a teaching tool … Continue reading [Workshop] UBC: The Ten Thousand Rooms Project (January 8, 2018)

Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism 2018-19

[Opportunity] Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism 2018-19 (Application deadline: January 15, 2018)

With the generous support of the Sheng Yen Education Foundation, the Center for Buddhism and East Asian Religions (C-BEAR) at Columbia University is pleased to invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship, with the likelihood of renewal for another year. The initial term of appointment is July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. The fellowship … Continue reading [Opportunity] Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism 2018-19 (Application deadline: January 15, 2018)

[Lecture] UofT: Temple Heritage of a Chinese Migrant Community: Movement, Connectivity and Identity in the Maritime World (February 15, 2018)

[Lecture] UofT: Temple Heritage of a Chinese Migrant Community: Movement, Connectivity and Identity in the Maritime World (February 15, 2018)

The event will take place from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at 208N Seminar Room, North House, 1 Devonshire Place. Register here to attend this event. Abstract: This presentation examines the spread of Chinese temples associated with the veneration of Ruan and Liang buddhas from Sihui County in Guangdong Province, China, through Southeast Asia to the … Continue reading [Lecture] UofT: Temple Heritage of a Chinese Migrant Community: Movement, Connectivity and Identity in the Maritime World (February 15, 2018)

Hidden Lands in Himalayan Myth and History_ Transformations of Beyul (sBas yul) through Time

[Conference] UofT: Hidden Lands in Himalayan Myth and History: Transformations of Beyul (sBas yul) through Time (December 15–17, 2017)

Convened by Dr. Frances Garrett, Professor Geoffrey Samuel, Elizabeth McDougal and Ian Baker. Sponsored by the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto, the Body, Health and Religion Research Group of Cardiff University, and the Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai Yehan Numata Program in Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto. … Continue reading [Conference] UofT: Hidden Lands in Himalayan Myth and History: Transformations of Beyul (sBas yul) through Time (December 15–17, 2017)

[Opportunities] Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Buddhism and East Asian Religions (Application deadline_ January 15, 2018)

[Opportunity] Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Buddhism and East Asian Religions (Application deadline: January 15, 2018)

Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA), Ghent University, and the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (INALCO) invite applications for a unique joint post-doctoral fellowship. This postdoctoral position is generously funded by the three partner institutions, and is facilitated by the project “From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions” (Frogbear.org). It … Continue reading [Opportunity] Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship in Buddhism and East Asian Religions (Application deadline: January 15, 2018)

[Lecture] UBC: A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Douglas Ober (November 30, 2017)

[Information Session] UBC: A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Dr. Douglas Ober (November 30, 2017)

An information session hosted by Douglas Ober, CISAR Research Associate. The event will take place on November 30 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, University of British Columbia. Abstract: One of the more curious incidents in the making of modern India occurred on the eve of Independence when a group of seventy-two … Continue reading [Information Session] UBC: A Tryst with Destiny? The Politics of Buddhist Heritage and the Making of Modern India by Dr. Douglas Ober (November 30, 2017)

Emmanuel College: Exploring Approaches to Buddhist Psychotherapy (November 18, 2017)

[Event] Emmanuel College: Exploring Approaches to Buddhist Psychotherapy (November 18, 2017)

The event will take place from 2 to 5 pm at Room 119, Emmanuel College, 75 Queen's Park Crescent East, Toronto. General Admission: $20 / U of T Students: Free (student ID required). Reception will begin at 1:30pm (light refreshments served). Please go to http://www.wisdomtoronto.com for online registration & program information. For further inquiries, call … Continue reading [Event] Emmanuel College: Exploring Approaches to Buddhist Psychotherapy (November 18, 2017)

(Application Deadline: December 4, 2017)

[Opportunity] BDK Fellowship for Foreign Scholars 2018 (Application Deadline: December 4, 2017)

The BDK Fellowship aims to promote international cooperation and mutual understanding in Buddhist studies, and is intended to enable researchers to engage in advanced research on Buddhism while in Japan. Who is Eligible? (Must meet ALL of the following qualifications) Must be of non-Japanese nationality Must be under 40 years of age at the time … Continue reading [Opportunity] BDK Fellowship for Foreign Scholars 2018 (Application Deadline: December 4, 2017)

[Lecture] University of Calgary_ Recentering Buddhist Cosmology by Dr. Eric Huntington (November 3, 2017)

[Lecture] University of Calgary: Recentering Buddhist Cosmology by Dr. Eric Huntington (November 3, 2017)

The Numata Chair in Buddhist Studies, University of Calgary is pleased to present “Recentering Buddhist Cosmology: Concepts of Geographic Space in Ritual and Art” By Dr. Eric Huntington (Postdoctoral Fellow, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University) One of the most common functions of religion is cosmology—explaining the origin, structure, and rules of the world … Continue reading [Lecture] University of Calgary: Recentering Buddhist Cosmology by Dr. Eric Huntington (November 3, 2017)