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CONFERENCE> Call for Applications: International Program of Lecture Series, Conference/Forum, and Fieldwork on Buddhism and East Asian Cultures

International Program of Lecture Series, Conference/Forum, and Fieldwork on Buddhism and East Asian Cultures

July 3-12, 2018, Mount Wutai, Shanxi, China

CONFERENCE> A week of academic events on Buddhism in Paris

Dear colleagues,

With apologies for the very short notice:

The Paris-based CEIB (Centre d'Études Interdisciplinaires sur le Bouddhisme) is holding or co-sponsoring a number of (primarily academic) conferences and other events on Buddhism this week. The events span a variety of disciplines and forms of Buddhism, and include:

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 12–19 March, 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
12 March 2018 to 19 March 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.

DIGITAL HUMANITIES

NEW BOOK> Michelle C. Wang, "Mandalas in the Making: The Visual Culture of Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang"

Dear colleagues,
 
I hope that this finds you all well.  Please allow me to announce the recent publication of my first book, Maṇḍalas in the Making: The Visual Culture of Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang (Brill).  For your reference, a synopsis and abbreviated table of contents are below.
 
The first scholarly monograph on Buddhist maṇḍalas in China, this book examines the Maṇḍala of Eight Great Bodhisattvas.

JOURNAL PUBLICATION > Collection of papers on Yogācāra

Dear friends and colleagues,

I am very happy to announce the publication of a collection of papers on
Yogācāra-related topics in a special issue of the Journal of Indian Philosophy.
The papers are now available for online preview (with limited access) on the journal's website:

https://link.springer.com/journal/10781

Proceedings of the International Conference "Yogācāra Buddhism in
Context: Approaches to Yogācāra Philosophy throughout Ages and

Lecture at the Courtauld: Imprints of the protective goddess Mahāpratisarā across Asia and her role in Java

Imprints of the protective goddess Mahāpratisarā across Asia and her role in Java

By Prof. Marijke Klokke (Leiden University)

6.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Thursday 26 April 2018

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, The Sackler Research Forum, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN 

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