CONFERENCE> "Seeking a Future for East Asia's Past: Sinographic Studies" at Boston University, April 27

Seeking a Future for East Asia’s Past: A Workshop on Sinographic Sphere Studies

Boston University, April 27 2018


In the early twentieth century East Asia’s traditional Sinographic Sphere broke apart.

What is the future of its legacy in the early twenty-first century?

A day of visionary brainstorming with students and scholars articulating the future of their mission to recapture the region’s shared past in a divisive present

ANNOUNCEMENT> Mangalam Research Center launches Mangalam Press

Mangalam Research Center is pleased to announce the formation of its own publishing company, Mangalam Press. The new company will publish works of academic interest; other works relating to Buddhism are published by our sister company, Dharma Publishing. An excellent group of scholars has agreed to serve on the Editorial Board:

José Cabezón
David Fiordalis
Natalie Gummer
Jan Nattier
Alex von Rospatt
William Waldron

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 9 April - 16 April

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 9 April 2018 to 16 April 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.

CONFERENCE> "Ultimate Concern: Death and Afterlife," Guangzhou, Jun 8 -10 (Woodenfish)

Woodenfish Ultimate Concern: Death and Afterlife is an academic conference that will be held in Guangzhou, China, Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10, 2018.  Conference proceedings will be in English.  Simultaneous interpretation will be available in Chinese.

A list of presenters may be found here: http://www.woodenfish.org/ultimateconcern

CONFERENCE> Call for Applications: Mind & Life International Research Institute - Myoshin-ji, Kyoto - September 1-5, 2018

We are thrilled to announce the first Mind & Life International Research Institute to be held at the 14th century Rinzai Zen temple complex, Myoshin-ji in Kyoto, Japan this September 1-5. The program theme is, “Contemplative Practice in Context: Culture, History, and Science.” 

Please circulate this program announcement within your academic networks.

WORKSHOP> Lotsawa Translation Workshop, October 2018 – Application Deadline April 15th

Dear Colleagues,

This is a reminder that the application deadline for the Lotsawa Translation Workshop is at the end of this week, April 15th. We would like to encourage early-career faculty, post-doctoral fellows, junior translators, and graduate students with advanced Tibetan literary skills to apply to workshop a translation-in-progress at the event.


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