[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

[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

[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)

[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