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Workshop: Berkeley Buddhist Studies Workshop

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Structure and Subordination: Law, Science, and Religion in East Asia

April 22nd, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania  The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania presents its first annual graduate student conference: Structure and Subordination: Law, Science, and Religion in East Asia. This one-day conference provides a forum … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: In Search of the Way Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860 Richard Bowring In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, covering the years 1582-1860. It begins with … Continue reading

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Funding: Carmen Blacker Research Fellowship

Applications are invited for the Carmen Blacker Research Fellowship tenable at Peterhouse for three years from Easter 2017 or as soon as practicable thereafter.  The Fellowship has been made possible by the generous bequest of the distinguished Japanese scholar Carmen … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Shinto

Shinto: A History Helen Hardacre Distinguished scholar of Japanese religions and culture Helen Hardacre offers the first comprehensive history of Shinto, the ancient and vibrant tradition whose colorful rituals are still practiced today. Under the ideal of Shinto, a divinely … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Buddhism in Indo-Japanese Relations「日印関係における仏教」

CALL FOR PAPERS  International Buddhist Conference March 16-18, 2017 New Delhi, India Buddhism in Indo – Japanese Relations 日印関係における仏教 Call For Papers Deadline: December 18th, 2016 Abstract submission to: samutthan.conference@gmail.com, ranjanayaya@gmail.com India, as the birthplace of Buddhism, has always held … Continue reading

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Resource: A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art

Chances are that if you have tried to google something about Buddhist deities, particularly some of the rarer ones, you’ve come across the A-to-Z Dictionary of Japanese Buddhist Statuary and Religious Art. Run by Mark Schumacher, an independent researcher with … Continue reading

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