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Notice> Steven Collins (1951-2018)

I write, with a shock, sadness, and grief beyond any words that I know, to pass on the news that Steven Collins has died suddenly in New Zealand, where he had just gone to teach a special series of seminars.
 
Steven Collins was many things to many of us.  He was, of course, Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilization at the University of Chicago.
But to me, he was, above all, my friend.
 
The Buddha was right when he said that life is uncertain, death is certain,

Summer Program> Accredited Classical Tibetan Summer Intensive Program in California

The Dharmachakra School of Translation, in affiliation with the Rangjung Yeshe Institute at Kathmandu University, is pleased to announce that enrollment is now open for our Summer 2018 Intermediate Classical Tibetan Program, running from June 10th - August 10th.

CFA> BUDDHISM AND ETHNICITY IN THE PERIOD OF SIXTEEN KINGDOMS AND NORTHERN DYNASTIES

Call for Applications:  BUDDHISM AND ETHNICITY IN THE PERIOD OF SIXTEEN KINGDOMS AND NORTHERN DYNASTIES

2018 PKU-HYI International Summer Training Workshop

2018年“十六国北朝佛教与民族” 北京大学—哈佛燕京学社青年学者国际研修班 暨第二届研究生暑期学校

主办机构Sponsoring Institutions:

哈佛燕京学社 The Harvard-Yenching Institute                           

北京大学哲学系(宗教学系)Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, Peking University

承办机构Organizer

Symposium> Kyoto: Recent Studies on D.T. Suzuki Studies: Views from the Philosophy of Nishida and Zen Modernization

Dear Colleagues,

Sorry for the short notice and cross-posting, but I would like to invite you to the following symposium in Kyoto this Friday.

"Daisetsu kenkyū no shūhen: Nishida tetsugaku to Zen no kindaika no shiten kara 大拙研究の周辺: 西田哲学と禅の近代化の視点から"

February 16, 2018, 1 pm - 5 pm (Doors open at 12:50)
Dai-ichi Kaigishitsu (2nd Floor), Campus Plaza Kyoto http://www.consortium.or.jp/about-cp-kyoto/access

SYMPOSIUM> Secular Religiosity and Religious Secularity: Rethinking the Asian Agency in the Shaping of Modernity, March 9, UTokyo

Time: March 9, 2018 15:15-19:00

Venue: 3F Seminar Room, Ito International Research Center

University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus

Schedule and List of Presentations is here.

 

 

 

H-Net Job Guide> Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 5 February - 12 February

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ANTHROPOLOGY

LECTURE> Asian Representations and Constructions of Space (ARCS) Winter Schedule

Dear list members,
 
With generous support from the Stanford Humanities Center, the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford, and the Stanford Departments of East Asian Languages and Cultures, History, and Religious Studies, I am happy to announce the Winter schedule for the Geballe Research Workshop series, Asian Representations and Constructi

CFP> Call for Proposals: Religion and Technology

Request for Proposals

The Institute of Buddhist Studies, with the support of the Henry Luce Foundation, invites proposals from scholars of religion from across the academic disciplines and theologians from diverse traditions to participate in a three-year research initiative and series of meetings addressing the impacts of technologies on human relationships.

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