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JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism, 14–21 May 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 14 to 21 May 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.

LECTURE> Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture, June 8 2018, Ryukoku University

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the "Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture 2018" in Ryukoku University on be half of the Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures and Research Center for Buddhist Cultures in Asia at Ryukoku University and Society for the Promotion of Buddhism (Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai).

CFP> Panel "The Lay Sciences in Tibet." 15th IATS seminar, Paris, July 7-13, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to invite interested scholars to participate in a panel entitled "The Lay Sciences in Tibet," to be held at the 15th IATS seminar in Paris from July 7-13, 2019. Please see the panel's abstract below for more details, and contact me with any further question.

Yours truly,

Philippe Turenne
Associate Professor
Principal
Kathmandu University,
Centre for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute
P.O. Box 21277, Kathmandu, Nepal
philippe.turenne@ryi.org 

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 7 May - 14 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 7 May 2018 to 14 May 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.

ASIAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Call for Papers: International Conference, “Historical Monuments and Modern Society,” December 1-2, 2018, Shanghai University

Call for Papers:

International Conference, “Historical Monuments and Modern Society,” December 1-2, 2018, Shanghai University

Expressions of interest are invited for an international conference, “Historical Monuments and Modern Society,” to be held at Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, on December 1-2, 2018. The organizers plan to collect select conference papers in an edited volume, to be published in English by a major academic publisher, in addition to special issues of two refereed (SSCI and/or A&HCI listed) academic journals.

TOC> ARIRIAB XXI and Gilgit Manuscripts in the National Archives of India (vol.II.3, Samādhirājasūtra)

Dear Colleagues,

 

We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Annual Report of the International Research Institute for Advanced Buddhology at Soka University for the academic year 2017 (= ARIRIAB), Volume XXI (2018), and the fifth volume of Gilgit Manuscripts in the National Archives of India: Facsimile Edition (= GMNAI), vol. II.3: Samādhirājasūtra, are now published.

 

ARIRIAB XXI (2018): Table of Contents

●  Articles:

Oskar von HINÜBER: The Bronze of Pekapharṇa [7 figures]…………3–5

CFP> Panel "Tibetan Buddhism in Translation," 15th IATS Seminar, Paris, France, July 7 to 13 2019

Dear Colleagues, 

 

We would like to invite interested scholars to submit paper proposals for our cross-disciplinary panel, "Tibetan Buddhism in Translation," to be held at the 15th IATS Seminar, Paris, 7-13 July 2019. 

 

NEW BOOK> Donald Lopez, "Gendun Chopel: Tibet's Modern Visionary" & book series launch "Lives of the Masters"

I am very pleased to announce the launch of a new book series, "Lives of the Masters" edited by Kurtis Schaeffer, and its first volume, Gendun Chopel: Tibet’s Modern Visionary by Donald Lopez.

NEW BOOK> Launch of _Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings_

The new book, Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings (Hong Kong University Press, 2018), by Dr. Alexandra Green, Henry Ginsburg Curator for Southeast Asia at the British Museum, will be launched 9 May, 17:00-20:00, at the Centre of South East Asian Studies, SOAS, University of London. 

JOURNAL> Launch of Journal of Yoga Studies (JoYS)

(with apologies for any cross-posting)

Dear H-Buddhism List Members,

I am delighted to announce the official launch of the Journal of Yoga Studies or JoYS.

I and the other founding members (Jason Birch, Matthew Clark, Jacqueline Hargreaves and Suzanne Newcombe) have been working very hard over the last 18 months or so in order to bring this publication to fruition.

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