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NEW BOOK> From Indra's Net to Internet: Communication, Technology and the Evolution of Buddhist Ideas

Dear Colleagues, I would like to alert you to a new book that has recently been published:

"From Indra's Net to Internet: Communication, Technology and the Evolution of Buddhist Ideas" by Daniel Veidlinger (University of Hawaii Press, 2018).  


CALL FOR PAPERS> AAR Western Region, Buddhist Studies Unit 2019

Dear colleagues,

The Buddhist Studies unit of the American Academy of Religion Western Region has put out its call for papers for the 2019 regional meeting. The conference will be held at Arizona State University from March 2-3. The overall conference theme is "Religion and Resistance."  Our unit's CFP is as follows:

Re: NOTICE> Plagiarism/Pirating Alert

Following my earlier message, it has come to my attention that titles published by 'Scitus Academics' are now widely available on Amazon and other book distribution sites, and are also available through Googlebooks. This has a deeply corrupting effect on academic work, as unwitting students may begin to attribute the writings of Joseph Kitagawa, to continue with the example from my earlier post, to the non-existent Bennie Sempers.