BERKELEY — The Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism is Professor Roy Tzohar (Tel Aviv University) for his book: A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor (Oxford University Press).
I am pleased to announce that I will be giving a presentation on "Chinese Buddhist Diplomacy during the Cold War" at the École pratique des hautes études on 23rd October from 17:00 to 19:00, room 9, 54 Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris. The event is generously hosted by the Centre d’études interdisciplinaires sur le bouddhisme at INALCO. A poster for the talk is available here. All are welcome to attend.
The International Journal of Buddhist Thought & Culture (IJBTC) is published to promote Buddhist Studies by encouraging wide-ranging research on Buddhist thought and culture.
IJBTC is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published bi-annually in English language by the Academy of Buddhist Studies at Dongguk University, Korea.
The scholastic quality of IJBTC was accredited by Korean Research Foundation in 2007. The IJBTC are included in the Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index in 2017 and the resource of the ATLA Religion Database® in 2018.
I am very sad to have to inform you of the passing away of Prof. Hubert Durt, my master and friend.
Here, I just forward two messages posted on PMJS (Premodern Japanese Studies mailing list) by Jacques Joly:
For those making plans to attend the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Denver, I wanted to bring the following event, sponsored by the International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies (http://www.iasbs.org), to your attention.
Institute of Buddhist Studies
Buddhism and National Security in 20th Century America
On November 9 2017, I announced on this list the launch of an online reference work to help scholars track scholarship and evidence pertaining to attributions (and, by implication, dates) of Chinese Buddhist texts —the Chinese Buddhist Canonical Attributions database (CBC@).
Conference Announcenemtn: "From the Silk to the Book Road(s): Networks of Commerce, Artifacts, and Books Between Central and East Asia," September 21-23, 2018; Berkeley, California, USA
On behalf of the author, I would like to bring to your attention the publication of a substantially revised edition of Giovanni Verardi’s Hardships and Downfall of Buddhism in India (New Delhi 2011).
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