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JOBs> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 15 - 22 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 15 October 2018 to 22 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.

ANTHROPOLOGY

SYMPOSIUM> Memorial Symposium for Steven Collins

Dear all, 

A symposium in honor of Steven Collins, "Buddhism, Thought, and Civilization: A Memorial Symposium for Steven Collins," will be held at the University of Chicago, Nov. 15th–16th 2018. Information, including the symposium's schedule, can be found here: https://voices.uchicago.edu/collinssymposium/.

Sincerely, 

Davey K. Tomlinson

University of Chicago

JOB> Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Stanford University

Dear H-Buddhism Members,

We have posted a job (Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies at Stanford University) on H-Net and want to cross-post the ad here on H-Buddhism. Here is the job ad link on H-Net: 

https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=57632

With best wishes,

Irene

JOURNAL> Journal of Buddhist Ethics: Special Issue on Free Will

The Journal of Buddhist Ethics is pleased to announce the publication of a special issue on “Buddhism and Free Will.” It is a symposium on the anthology, Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will: Agentless Agency?, edited by Rick Repetti (Routledge, 2017), and, more broadly, on an  Author Meets Critics session organized by Christian Coseru at the 2018 American Philosophical Association Eastern Division meetin

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.

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