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FELLOWSHIP> Fellowship for Graduate Students from CHIBS

The Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies has launched an annual fellowship program for graduate students who are working on pre-modern Chinese Buddhism. This fellowship is to support MA thesis research, PhD dissertation research and PhD dissertation writing.

For Master Students:

The fellowship will be awarded to students at two stages of research:

New Book for Buddhist Communities

Hello everyone,

Although not a "Buddhist Studies" book, I thought many of you might be interested in this somewhat hefty volume I've been completing on the side over the past few years - co-edited with Danny Fisher, including about 50 scholars and experts from a variety of fields to give a little guidance in areas the average monk or meditation leader might not have training and background:
[if the book actually recoups production costs, proceeds will go to Buddhist Global Relief]

A Thousand Hands: A Guidebook to Caring for Your Buddhist Community

CFS> Indica et Buddhica -- Author and editor book proposals

Dear Colleagues,

Indica et Buddhica is now publishing monographs, critical editions and
edited volumes in classical Indian and Buddhist Studies. We would be
pleased to receive proposals for print and ebook projects.

If you have begun working on a project then we would suggest that you
send a publication proposal as early as possible. Even if your work is
already well progressed a proposal will still help in the evaluation.

Further details, including proposal forms, are available on this page:

NEW BOOK> Boris Oguibénine. A Descriptive Grammar of Buddhist Sanskrit. The language of the Textual Tradition of the Mahāsāṃghika-Lokottoravādins.

Dear friends and colleagues, 

I am delighted to announce that  a new book on Buddhist Sanskrit has just been published:

Boris Oguibénine. A Descriptive Grammar of Buddhist Sanskrit. The language of the Textual Tradition of the Mahāsāṃghika-Lokottoravādins. General Introduction. Sound Patterns. Sandhi Patterns (484 pp.), 2016. Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph 64, Institute for the Study of Man,  Washington DC.

ISBN Hardback: 978-0-9983669-0-6

ISBN Paperback: 978-0-9983669-1-3


CONFERENCE> "Buddhist Statecraft in East Asia: A Conference of Storytellers"

This conference will take place at the University of Southern California from Feb. 10-12, 2017 and will bring together twenty-five scholars from Canada, the US, China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan and Vietnam in order to engage in an interdisciplinary and comparative study of Buddhist statecraft, which will include historians, anthropologists, textual scholars, and art historians.