H-Buddhism serves as a medium for the exchange of information regarding academic resources, new research projects, scholarly publications, university job listings, and so forth, for specialists in Buddhist Studies who are currently affiliated with academic institutions.
I have just uploaded the report for December's progress on the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism and CJKV-E Dictionary to <http://mailmanlist.net/pipermail/ddb-cjkve-user/2014-December/000011.html>. Many long topical entries were updated signficantly this month, some of which may be of interest to H-Buddhism subscribers.
After my announcement of the 2014 obituaries page a few weeks ago, several people contacted me to provide supplementary information, and so the list is expanded somewhat.
Professor Ian Charles Harris (June 17th 1952 to December 23rd 2014)
Dear Friends, We are proud to announce the establishment of a new book series called "Tetsugaku: Companions to Japanese Philosophy" (Springer). Thank you for your support to this project. The following is our initial plan in the coming years: 1. Tetsugaku Companion to Japanese philosophy: An Introduction 2. Tetsugaku Companion to Japanese phenomenology 3. Tetsugaku Companion to Japanese philosophy and contemporary society 4. Tetsugaku Companion to Transcultural Japanese philosophy