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PUBLICATION> "Reading Slowly - A Festschrift for Jens E. Braarvig"

Dear colleagues,

I am very glad to announce to you the publication of the following volume in honour of Professor Jens E. Braarvig on the occasion of his seventieth birthday:

"Reading Slowly - A Festschrift for Jens E. Braarvig," edited by Lutz Edzard, Jens W. Borgland and Ute Hüsken (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag; 2018; ISBN 978-3-447-10964-2).

FELLOWSHIPS> CrossCurrents Research Colloquium on Gender, Transgender and other Transitions (July 2018, New York)

Fellowships are available for the 2018 CrossCurrents Research Colloquium.  We seek applicants who can address our topic from a Buddhist perspective.  Spend the month of July in New York working on a research or writing project of your own design and collaborate with others engaged in this issue from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, secular and other perspectives with access to Union, Auburn, Columbia University and Jewish Theological Seminary Libraries.

Application Deadline:  February 15

LECTURE> Mutual Strangers: Sino-Japanese encounters in Buddhism at the end of the 19th century (Prof. Chen Jidong (Aoyamagakin University)

Dear colleagues, 

I am very excited to announce the first Buddhist Forum event of the new year, supported by Khyentse Foundation, and organised in association with the SOAS Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions: