SYMPOSIUM> Ratnākara Readings 2018 (International PhD Programme in Buddhist Studies, Mahidol University)

Ratnākara Readings 2018 (21st Feb – 23rd March)

Thanks to the generous support of Khyentse Foundation, the International PhD Programme in Buddhist Studies, Mahidol University, is happy to announce our forthcoming yearly installment of the Ratnākara Readings. This year they will be divided into three parts:

Part I: “The oldest Chinese translation of the Dhātuvibhaṅga Sūtra (蓱沙王五願經, T511) and its Pāli, Chinese and Tibetan parallels”

Prof. Jan Nattier, Dr Giuliano Giustarini, Dr Torsten Gerloff

FELLOWSHIPS> CFA: Doctoral and Postdoctoral Opportunities at the Ghent Centre of Buddhist Studies

The Ghent Centre for Buddhist Studies (cbs.ugent.be), located at Ghent University, Belgium, would be very interested in hosting either doctoral fellows (who have obtained a university degree in Europe) or postdoctoral fellows (from anywhere in the world)  Though the Centre's particular strengths are Chinese and Japanese Buddhism, we would welcome anyone working on the topic of Buddhism, broadly defined.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 27 November - 4 December

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 27 November 2017 to 4 December 2017. 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.

Contact information for Arai Toshikazu

Dear H-Buddhism members,

I would like to get in touch with Professor Emeritus Rev. Arai Toshikazu (新井俊一) who did his PhD back in the seventies at the University of Hawai'i and who later worked at Soai University in Osaka. If anyone has a functioning email address, please get in touch with me off-line at utkragh@gmail.com

With many thanks,

Seeking Translators > Mandarin to English

“From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions " (Frogbear)​​,​​ is an international, interdisciplinary, multi-year project supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), foundations in East Asia, and over 30 top universities in East Asia, Europe and North America (for more details about this international consortium, see frogbear.org/ )​. The project is currently seeking translators to translate various documents, articles and book monographs, from Mandarin Chinese to English.

RESOURCE> November 2017 Update report for Digital Dictionary of Buddhism and CJKV-E Dictionary

Dear Colleagues,

I've uploaded the list of new DDB and CJKV-E entries for November 2017. We have 210 new entries for the DDB (Total: 68,885) and 475 for the CJKV-E (Total: 55,715). This month's report file is at: http://www.buddhism-dict.net/ddb/monthlies/ddbcjkveMonthly2017-11.html





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