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Book Announcement: Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources

C. Pierce Salguero (ed.), Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017). From its earliest days, Buddhism has been closely intertwined with medicine. Buddhism and Medicine is a singular collection showcas- ing the generative relationship and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Workshop: Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München is pleased to announce a call for papers for the workshop “Layers of Interpretation – Commentarial Practices Throughout Buddhist Textual Traditions,” to be held on June 15-16, 2018 in Munich, Germany, with keynote addresses … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

FROM CHINESE CHAN TO JAPANESE ZEN: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation, Steven Heine (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), 304 Pages | 27 illus., ISBN: 9780190637507      Examines the transformation of Chan Buddhism into Zen Buddhism from … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Dartmouth College, Assistant Professor, Asian Religions

Institution: Dartmouth College Location: New Hampshire, United States Position: Assistant Professor DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, Hanover. The Department of Religion at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Asian Religions. Appointment to begin as early as July 1, 2018. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities

Institution: Leiden University, LIAS Location: Netherlands Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities Leiden University is hiring a postdoctoral fellow in Buddhist Studies/Digital Humanities to join the ERC-funded Open Philology project Potential candidates should familiarize themselves with the project through the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Buddhist Studies, Wesleyan University

Institution: Wesleyan University Location: Connecticut Position: Assistant Professor, Buddhist Studies Wesleyan University’s Department of Religion invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Religion, with a focus on Buddhist Studies, beginning July 1, 2018. We particularly encourage applications from scholars in the fields … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Zen and Material Culture

Zen and Material Culture Edited by Pamela D. Winfield and Steven Heine Oxford University Press, 2017 https://global.oup.com/academic/product/zen-and-material-culture-9780190469306?lang=en&cc=us The stereotype of Zen Buddhism as a minimalistic or even immaterial meditative tradition persists in the Euro-American cultural imagination. This volume calls attention … Continue reading

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