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JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 8 October - 15 October


The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 8 October 2018 to 15 October 2018. 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.

OBITUARY> Kenneth Kraft 1949-2018

[This obituary was written by Ken's family. DC]


Kenneth Kraft, professor of Buddhist studies and Japanese religions and author of several books on contemporary Buddhism, died on October 1 at his home in Haverford, PA. He was 69.


The cause of death was cancer, his family said.


For almost 50 years, Kraft was deeply engaged in Buddhist studies. He was recognized as a brilliant scholar and a leader in his field, impacting countless readers and students in their understanding of Zen Buddhism.


NEW JOURNAL> Studies on Humanistic Buddhism

Studies on Humanistic Buddhism 1: Foundational Thoughts is a journal translated from Chinese by a worldwide team of volunteer translators, editors, and proofreaders. The aim of the journal is to provide access to articles on Humanistic Buddhism in English for scholars. The journal is a result of a unique translation process that employs an online workflow with a cloud-based glossary.