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John Powers. The Buddha Party: How the People's Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 393 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-935815-1.
Reviewed by David Templeman (Monash University)
Published on H-Buddhism (June, 2017)
Commissioned by Gregory A. Scott
Introduction to Sanskrit – Twenty-Hours Intensive
Mattia Salvini, August 2017
The International PhD Programme in Buddhist Studies will offer an intensive Sanskrit course, for a total of twenty hours. The course aims to offer an overview of basic Sanskrit, including pronunciation and grammar, with some emphasis on Buddhist texts and Buddhist vocabulary; participation does not require any prior knowledge of Sanskrit and is open to all.
Introduction to Sanskrit
Dates: 7th – 11th August 2017, 8.30-13.00 (lunch break 11.30-12.00)
Posting on behalf of Jonathan Silk:
Two positions at Leiden UNiversity, one PhD and one postdoc, for the ERC Project “The Composition of Buddhist Scriptures: Open Philology”:
The deadline has been extended: in view of the late date, submissions until mid-July will certainly be considered.
The speaker for the July meeting of the Kyoto Asian Studies Group is Jesse Drian, who will present “Networks of Sacred Space in Medieval Benzaiten Discourses” (see abstract below).
The lecture will be held on Monday, July 3rd 18:00-20:00 in Seminar Room 8, on the basement floor of Research Bldg. No. 2, on the KYOTO UNIVERSITY Main Campus (see link below for access information). PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT OUR USUAL VENUE!
Networks of Sacred Space in Medieval Benzaiten Discourses