The Journal of Asia Pacific Studies is published by the International Academy of Social Sciences and by the Central American Institute of Asia Pacific Studies. It is published both online and in print. JAPS is indexed and catalogued by EBSCO among others. JAPS is calling for papers for the December 2016 issue.
The Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts (DILA), Sheng-yen Education Foundation, the Buddhist Studies Center in the Humanities College at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou 廣州, China, and the Buddhist Studies Forum at the University of British Columbia (UBC-BSF) in Vancouver, Canada cordially invite applications for a 10-day program of lecture series, conference/forum, and fieldwork on Buddhism and East Asian Cultures (December 10-19, 2016) in DILA, Taiwan.
(Extra)ordinary China: practices of the everyday
We are happy to announce an upcoming international and interdisciplinary symposium on Buddhist Literacy in Early Modern Northern Vietnam, to be held at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ) from 23-24 September, 2016. Catalyzed by the recent digitization of two textual collections held at the Thắng Nghiêm and Phổ Nhân Buddhist Temples in northern Vietnam, we propose to investigate the interaction of textual practices, publishing, and the transmission of literate knowledge as facilitated by the Buddhist institution.
An international workshop organized by the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich. Mid March 2017.
In the 21st century, Coming of Age studies no longer cling to the premise of its origin, but discussed in terms of historical and social change, enquiring into the relationship between its originating from a European context on the one side, and its immersion into narratives of a global, transnational modernity on the other.
Scott E. Hendrix of Carroll University and Uchenna Okeja of Goethe-Universität Frankfurt are co-editing The Encyclopedia of World Religious Figures, which ABC-CLIO will publish. This encyclopedia is targeted at high school as well as college students and seeks to cover religious figures from a broad range of traditions. We are looking for contributors with a minimum of an M.A. (or M.Div) who are able to write about one or more of these figures in as unbiased a manner as possible. Graduate student who are currently completing these requirements are encouraged to apply.
We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 29 of Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies by the Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies. The JCBS is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing high-quality, original research on the historical study of Chinese Buddhism in the pre-modern and modern periods. The journal website can be accessed via the link below:
The 4th Young Scholars’ Conference on China Studies
“China Studies in Trans-disciplinary Paradigms”