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POSITIONS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 13 February - 20 February 2017

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 13 February 2017 to 20 February 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Buddhism.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.



CONFERENCE> From the Caoxi Creek to Mogao Cave 從曹溪到敦煌: Interdisciplinary Studies of Chan Buddhism and the Dunhuang Cache from Multiple Sources and Perspectives 多重資料和不同視角下的跨學科禪宗研究和敦煌寶藏研究

The Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA), Sheng-yen Education Foundation, the Buddhist Studies Center in the Humanities College at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou 廣州, China, and the Buddhist Studies Forum at the University of British Columbia (UBC-BSF) in Vancouver, Canada cordially invite participation in this 3-day (January 13-15, 2018) conference  at DILA, Taiwan. This is the first of a series of conferences and workshops to be held at DILA on the textual, doctrinal, ritual, historical, sociopolitical, and multi-cultural history of Chan Buddhism.

Call for Reviewers> New books on Japanese Buddhism

Dear Friends,

I am writing to encourage you to write reviews for H-Buddhism, particularly on recently published monographs related to Japanese Buddhism. Please contact me if you are interested in reviewing one of the following books: 

Bowring, Richard J. In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860, 2017.

Stone, Jacqueline I. Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan, 2016.




LECTURE>James Robson at Emmanuel College (Toronto), March 16, Thursday

It is my great pleasure to announce a public lecture by Professor James Robson (James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University) at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. This lecture will be delivered in a way to accommodate both English and Chinese speakers. Admission is free but space is limited and RSVP is required. Please RSVP by clicking the following link: