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NOMINATIONS> 2019 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism

The Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism (or "Toshi" Award) is awarded on an annual basis to an outstanding book in any area of Buddhist studies. The Award is administered by the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.


To be considered for the Award during the 2019 nomination period, a book must have a copyright date of no earlier than 2018. Books must be written in English. Edited and/or coauthored books are eligible.


RESOURCE> New Books in Buddhist Studies Seeking Podcast Hosts

New Books in Buddhism (https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/buddhist-studies/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on Buddhism. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of scholars of Buddhism to the attention of large audiences.

NEW BOOK> Pure Lands in Asian Texts and Contexts: An Anthology

We are pleased to announce the publication of:

Pure Lands in Asian Texts and Contexts: An Anthology, Georgios Halkias and Richard K. Payne, eds., Pure Land Buddhist Studies Series, University of Hawai'i Press, 2019, 808 pp.

The anthology is organized thematically so as to facilitate future research that reaches across the existing categories of scholarship.