JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 21 May - 28 May

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 21 May 2018 to 28 May 2018. 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.


LECTURE> Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture, June 8 2018, Ryukoku University

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the "Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism Special Lecture 2018" in Ryukoku University on be half of the Research Center for World Buddhist Cultures and Research Center for Buddhist Cultures in Asia at Ryukoku University and Society for the Promotion of Buddhism (Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai).

CFP> Panel "The Lay Sciences in Tibet." 15th IATS seminar, Paris, July 7-13, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to invite interested scholars to participate in a panel entitled "The Lay Sciences in Tibet," to be held at the 15th IATS seminar in Paris from July 7-13, 2019. Please see the panel's abstract below for more details, and contact me with any further question.

Yours truly,

Philippe Turenne
Associate Professor
Kathmandu University,
Centre for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute
P.O. Box 21277, Kathmandu, Nepal 

NEW BOOK> Donald Lopez, "Gendun Chopel: Tibet's Modern Visionary" & book series launch "Lives of the Masters"

I am very pleased to announce the launch of a new book series, "Lives of the Masters" edited by Kurtis Schaeffer, and its first volume, Gendun Chopel: Tibet’s Modern Visionary by Donald Lopez.

NEW BOOK> Longchenpa's Finding Rest in Meditation

Dear Friends,

I am pleased to announce the publication of a new translation of Longchenpa's Finding Rest in Meditation (bSam gtan ngal gso), the second volume the Trilogy of Rest (Ngal gso skor gsum). 

The translation was done by Helena Blankleder and Wulstan Fletcher of the Padmakara Translation Group and includes their introduction, which provides their characteristic clarity and insight.


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