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LECTURE> James Benn on “Buddhism and the Invention of Tea Culture in Medieval China”

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce the 4th Sheng Yen Lecture Series speaker this year, Dr. James Benn, who will be speaking on “Buddhism and the Invention of Tea Culture in Medieval China” at the Florida State University, in Dodd Hall Auditorium, on March 3rd, from 4:30-5:30pm. More information can be found here: http://religion.fsu.edu/documents/lecture_shengyen_BENN_2017.pdf

NEW BOOK> Research on the Madhyama-āgama

Dear Colleagues,

the Āgama Research Group at the Department of Buddhist Studies of the Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts is happy to announce the publication of the proceedings of the seminar on the Madhyama-āgama that was held in October 2015:

Dhammadinnā (ed.), Research on the Madhyama-āgama (Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts Research Series 5), Taipei: Dharma Drum Publishing Co., 2017.

Here are the contents:

- Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA) Research Series (Bhikṣu Huimin)

- Preface (Bhikkhunī Dhammadinnā)

WORKSHOP> International Max Planck Workshop "Sangha Economies"

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for the below workshop is close. Professor David Gellner (Oxford) has kindly agreed to act as a discussant.

Best, Christoph Brumann


International Max Planck Workshop

"Sangha Economies: Temple Organisation and Exchanges in Contemporary Buddhism"

21 – 22 September 2017

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

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