Book Launch: Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

The new book, Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings (Hong Kong University Press, 2018), by Dr. Alexandra Green, Henry Ginsburg Curator for Southeast Asia at the British Museum, will be launched 9 May, 17:00-20:00, at the Centre of South East Asian Studies, SOAS, University of London. 

NEW BOOK> Launch of _Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings_

The new book, Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings (Hong Kong University Press, 2018), by Dr. Alexandra Green, Henry Ginsburg Curator for Southeast Asia at the British Museum, will be launched 9 May, 17:00-20:00, at the Centre of South East Asian Studies, SOAS, University of London. 

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in Southeast Asia!

Dear Colleagues,

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the H-SEAsia community include: 

 

WORKSHOP> Burmese Nissaya Reading Workshop with Willian Pruitt, University of Toronto, May 4-6, 2018

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto presents

Nissaya Reading Workshop

with William Pruitt, University of Toronto, May 4-6, 2018
Department for the Study of Religion
Jackman Humanities Building 170, St. George Street, Room JHB 318

H-Diplo Roundtable XIX, 12 on A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar Since 1945

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Roundtable Review
Volume XIX, No. 12
 (2017)
20 November 2017

Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii

Introduction by Andrew J. Rotter

Re: QUERY> Burma crisis, Buddhist crisis

Hello, -- breaking news: A colleague just sent this link to a report on a minority group of decent Burmese Buddhists who dare to oppose the dominant current trend of hate, violence incitement, and anti-Muslim rhetoric from the Buddhist ultra-nationalist monks who have set the current trend and clearly enjoy support from the armed forces that just implemented the expulsion of 600,000-700,000 people from their country.

The brave group is called the "Anti-False Buddhist Doctrine Committee" (အဓမ္မ ဝါဒ ဆန့်ကျင်ရေး ကော်မတီ)

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