JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 27 April - 4 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 27 April 
2015 to  4 May 2015. 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 


Brandeis University - Art historian specializing in any region of 
Asia to teach a survey course in Fall 2015 with the possibility of a 
second regional/period course in Spring 2016

MISC> Disaster relief in Nepal

As many of us on H-Buddhism have lived, studied or taught in Nepal, or have friends, students, teachers and assiociates there, it is appropriate that basic information concerning disaster relief be available to students and scholars of Buddhism. The Rubin Museum of Art, New York, has posted a useful list of NGOs, Charities, and Relief Organizations that are active in Nepal and are well reputed. The links will bring you to the sites of the organizations in question, which provide information regarding their knowledge of events and ways in which the concerned public can contribute:

Summer Program> Summer Sanskrit Language Intensives at CBS in Kathmandu, June 10 - August 8

Dear List Members,
Summer Sanskrit is once again being offered at Kathmandu University - Centre for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute. After offering Beginning Sanskrit for seven years, we are happy to announce the addition of an Intermediate-level Sanskrit course this summer.  

QUERY> Help finding a book - Hla Maung. My Early Monastic Education.

Dear List Members,

I need help finding this book,

Hla Maung. (n.d.) My Early Monastic Education (Yangon, International Institute of Advanced Studies).

cited in this article:

Boisvert, Mathieu. 2000. "A Socio-cultural Analysis of the Burmese Shin pyu Ceremony". Journal of Beliefs & Values. 21 (2): 203-211.

This book is not contained in my institution's library catalog (Harvard's HOLLIS) or Worldcat.

Any assistance would be appreciated.


Justin Fifield

Ph.D. Candidate

Harvard University

CONFERENCE> "Memories of Kings" Conference

Dear list members (and with apologies for cross-posting):

The “Kingship and Religion in Tibet” Project at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München would like to announce a conference entitled “Memories of Kings: Kingship in the Religious Imaginings of Asia,” to be held in Munich on the 22nd and 23rd of May, 2015. Invited participants will be speaking on topics related to kingship, religion, and memory in Tibet, Mongolia, China, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.


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