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WORKSHOP> Friedrich Max Müller and His Asian Interlocutors, at the University of Heidelberg

(apologies for cross-posting)

Dear list members,

Research Group MC07 ("Political Legitimation"), at the Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe", University of Heidelberg, would like to invite you to the following event:

Workshop: "Friedrich Max Müller and His Asian Interlocutors: Academic Knowledge about 'Oriental Religions' in Late Nineteenth-Century Europe"

Date: November 14-15, 2014
Local: Karl Jaspers Centre, Room 212
 (Voßstraße 2, Building 4400, Heidelberg)


SYMPOSIUM> 2014 Toshihide Numata Book Prize Presentation and Symposium on "Buddhist Modernisms" (Sharf)

On November 14, 2014, the Center for Buddhist Studies at UC Berkeley will host the 2014 Toshihide Numata Book Prize Presentation and Symposium on "Buddhist Modernisms." This event is free and open to the public. No reservation is required.

Date and time: Friday November 14, 2014, 3 – 7 pm.

Place: Jodo Shinshu Center, 2140 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, California.

2014 Award Winners:

CFP> Yogacara Workshop, Munich University (Döll)

Dear Colleagues,

Munich University's Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies is pleased to announce the workshop "Yogacara Buddhism in Context: Approaches to Yogacara Philosophy throughout Ages and Cultures." The symposium will take place June 19-20, 2015, and will feature keynote addresses by Prof. em. Lambert Schmithausen (Hamburg) and Prof. Nobuyoshi Yamabe (Tokyo). We invite PhD students and postdocs to present their research.

PROGRAM> New PhD Program in Religion, University of Southern California (Jackson)

The University of Southern California’s School of Religion is delighted to announce its new Ph.D. program. We will be offering doctoral studies in three tracks: Asia Pacific Religions, Comparative Christianities, and Global Islam. Applications for students wishing to matriculate in the fall of 2015 are due December 31, 2014. For more information, please visit us online at dornsife.usc.edu/religion or contact Prof. Sherman Jackson, Director of Graduate Studies (sajackso@usc.edu). 

REVIEW> Ward on Klautau, 'Kindai nihon shisō to shite no bukkyō shigaku'

[Forwarded from H-Shukyo]

Ward on Klautau, 'Kindai nihon shisō to shite no bukkyō shigaku'

Orion Klautau. Kindai nihon shisō to shite no bukkyō shigaku. Kyōto: Hōzōkan, 2012. Illustrations. iv + 334 pp. n.p. (cloth), ISBN 978-4-8318-7364-4.

Reviewed by Ryan Ward (Meiji University)
Published on H-Shukyo (October, 2014)
Commissioned by Jolyon B. Thomas