TALK. Prof. Alice Collett at UCLA on Feb. 16

Dear Colleagues,

The Center for Buddhist Studies at UCLA is hosting Prof. Alice Collett of St. Andrews University for an in-person talk entitled, "On Cāntisirī: Buddhism and Brahmanism amongst the Ikṣvākus." I have pasted the abstract below. 

The talk is at 4pm PST on Thursday, Feb. 16.

All are welcome to attend this fascinating research presentation, but please fo register at the following link: https://www.international.ucla.edu/buddhist/event/16004

With warmest wishes to all,

JOBS> Two positions at LMU Munich : Lecturer of Sanskrit, and Postdoc in South Asian Art History or Archaeology

Dear Colleagues, 

The Institute for Indology and Tibetology at LMU Munich invites applications for two positions: the first one as a Lecturer of Sanskrit, the second as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the History of Art and Archeology of South Asia.

The following information can also be found in the H-Net Job Guide https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=64705

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1. Lecturer of Sanskrit

AAR> Panel in Commemoration of the Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of the Eastern Buddhist Society

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to draw your attention to a panel (P19-303) commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Eastern Buddhist Society (EBS) and its journal, The Eastern Buddhist, to be held at the American Academy of Religion conference in Denver. The panel will take place on Saturday, November 19th, 4:00 to 7:00pm at Embassy Suites–Crestone B (Third Floor).

Please find the abstract of the panel and the individual presentations listed below.

TALK> Nicholas Witkowski, live and virtual talk "Searching for the Ancient Dalit Buddhist?"

Dear Colleagues,

The Center for Buddhist Studies at UCLA is hosting Dr. Nicholas Witkowksi (University of San Diego) for a hybrid in-person and virtual talk on October 13 from 4:00-5:30 pm PST. We would love to see you there. Please register for either virtual or in person at this link: https://www.international.ucla.edu/buddhist/event/15779

I have pasted the abstract below.

With warmest wishes to all,

Steph

SYMPOSIUM> The Radical Other Power of Shinran (1173-1263): A Normative or an Outlier Position in Mahayana Buddhism?

Dear all,

The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhism and Contemporary Society is delighted to host our virtual annual symposium, the second of a two-part "Other Power in Buddhism" series, entitled:

 


The Radical Other Power of Shinran (1173-1263):

A Normative or an Outlier Position in Mahayana Buddhism?

 

Zoom Lecture: Joseph Walser on Perfection of Wisdom and The Coronation Sacrifice

Join the University of Arizona Center for Buddhist Studies for our Fall 2021 Pu Yin Lecture Series by Prof. Joseph Walser, Department of Religion, Tufts University.

Title: Perfection of Wisdom and the Coronation Sacrifice: Emptiness as Political Philosophy 

Time: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at 4 PM Arizona Time (Check your own time zones)

For zoom link, sign up at HTTP://eepurl.com/gb2yaD

For detailed information about the talk and the speaker, see cbs.arizona.edu/news/pu-yin-lecture-series-fall-2021-no-1

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