BOOK> Nichols, "Lotus Blossoms and Purple Clouds: Monastic Buddhism in Post-Mao China"

Dear colleagues,

For those interested in contemporary Buddhism (in China), I'm happy to announce my book, which will be available in paperback at the end of the month: Lotus Blossoms and Purple Clouds: Monastic Buddhism in Post-Mao China, University of Hawai'i Press, 2022. Contemporary Buddhism series by Brian J. Nichols.

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 30 January - 6 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 30 January 2023 to 6 February 2023. 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 for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


Come work with us on the topic of #ContemporaryBuddhism and #waste!

The Centre for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship. Application deadline: November 25, 2022.

NEW PUBLICATIONS> Buddhism and International Humanitarian Law

Dear colleagues,

In the past few years the International Committee of the Red Cross has initiated and funded several projects on religion and humanitarian principles; one of these projects has investigated the interface between Buddhism and International Humanitarian Law. 

International Conference “Dharma Today. Faces of Contemporary Buddhism” (March 5-6 and 11-13, 2022)

We are pleased to announce “Dharma Today. Faces of Contemporary Buddhism,” an International Conference organized by the Italian Buddhist Union, with the endorsement of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the FISPPA Department of the University of Padua.

March 5-6, 2022: LIVE STREAMING ONLY on the Italian Buddhist Union social media channels
March 11-13, 2022: IN-PERSON AT VENICE, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti (free entrance), and LIVE STREAMING on the Italian Buddhist Union social media channels

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