the Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto, Canada) has now put online Burmese photographs and documents, plus a blog note, relating to Dr. Clement Williams. Williams was a British army surgeon who befriended King Mindon and become the British political agent and business dealer in Mandalay in the early 1860s. The hope is that these resources will be circulated widely among scholars and experts to elicit further information, factual corrections, translations, and research.
The Japan Studies Review (JSR) is an annual peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the joint efforts of the Asian Studies Program at Florida International University. JSR remains an outlet for publications related to Southern Japan Seminar events that encourages submissions from a wide range of scholars in the field.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 10 September 2018 to 17 September 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,
On behalf of the Research Center for Cultural Heritage and Texts (CHT) at Nagoya University Graduate School of Letters, I am pleased to announce the symposium, “New Perspectives on Medieval Zen Buddhism Part II: The Fields Opened by the Chūsei zenseki sōkan” to be held at Nagoya University this coming October.
Symposium “New Perspectives on Medieval Zen Buddhism Part II: The Fields Opened by the Chūsei zenseki sōkan”
(中世禅への新視角 Part II: 『中世禅籍叢刊』が開く世界)
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: