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WORKSHOP> Lotsawa Translation Workshop, October 2018 – Application Deadline April 15th

Dear Colleagues,

This is a reminder that the application deadline for the Lotsawa Translation Workshop is at the end of this week, April 15th. We would like to encourage early-career faculty, post-doctoral fellows, junior translators, and graduate students with advanced Tibetan literary skills to apply to workshop a translation-in-progress at the event.

CFP> 10th International Indology Graduate Research Symposium (IIGRS 10), at SOAS

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the tenth International Indology Graduate Research Symposium (IIGRS 10) will take place at SOAS, University of London, on Friday the 28th and Saturday the 29th September 2018. We would like to thank the SOAS South Asia Institute, the School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics and School of History, Religions & Philosophies for their generous support.

We look forward to receiving abstracts from graduate students, as well as early career researchers who have completed their PhD within the past five years.

PUBLICATION> The Buddhist World Paperback Version

Dear Colleagues,

Routledge recently released The Buddhist World in paperback format. The book contains a wide range of articles by leading scholars as well as early career researchers, including regional overviews, profiles of major figures, and chapters on a wide range of topics, including gender, language, merit making, and society, mainly focused on issues. It was designed as an alternative to standard textbooks, and I've heard positive feedback from people who've used it for this purpose.

Here's the link for the new version: 

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 2–9 April 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 2–9 April 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.

EAST ASIAN HISTORY / STUDIES

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS> Graduate student workshop on Digital Humanities for Research in East Asian Religions, May 26 and 27, 2018

McMaster University Centre for Buddhist Studies announces a two-day graduate student workshop on Digital Humanities for Research in East Asian Religions, May 26 and 27 at McMaster. The workshop is supported by the Tianzhu Global Network in Buddhist Studies.
The workshop focuses on introductory level skills for mapping and network analysis.

SUMMER COURSES> Summer Language Intensives in Tibetan, Sanskrit, and Nepalese at CBS in Kathmandu, including new Graduate-Level Advanced Tibetan Reading Seminar

Dear List Members,
 
Applications are open until May for the summer courses at Rangjung Yeshe Institute. RYI’s Centre for Buddhist Studies offers Tibetan, Sanskrit and Nepalese summer intensive language courses. The summer program also includes an introductory Buddhist studies intensive, combining study in Boudhanath and a meditation practicum at a retreat center near Asura cave in the Kathmandu Valley.

ANNOUNCEMENT> Nominations for the 2018 Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism

The Toshihide Numata Book Award in Buddhism (or "Toshi" Award) is awarded on an annual basis to an outstanding book in any area of Buddhist studies. The Award is administered by the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Eligibility: To be considered for the Award during the 2018 nomination period, a book must have a copyright date of 2017. Books must be written in English. Edited and/or coauthored books are eligible.

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