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Center for

Buddhist Studies

Promoting academic research on the Buddhist tradition and its related religious, intellectual, social, cultural, and artistic aspects around the world

Our center provides regional, national, and international leadership in the academic field of Buddhist studies.

Collaborating with academic units and communities within and outside the university, the center’s activities include a Buddhist studies lecture series, rare Buddhist archive preservation, financial assistance to scholars and students of Buddhist studies, hosting academic conferences and workshops, a visiting scholar program, contemplative studies and community outreach.

OUR CALENDAR

 

Lu Zhang is Ph. D candidate from the Department of East Asian Studies. Her dissertation project, titled “Presenting the Buddha: The ’Sages and Worthies as Incarnations (of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas)’ in Chan Historiographies in Song China,” was awarded a fellowship for graduate students by Chung-Hwa... Read More
Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes Lingyin Buddhist Studies Best Graduate Research Paper Award. The award is for graduate students who demonstrate superb research abilities through writing and... Read More
Linjiao Zeng, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona, wins the 2020 Khyentse Foundation Student Award. She is currently a lecturer in the Department of English of the College of Foreign Languages at Shandong University, China and finishing her thesis... Read More
The Center for Buddhist Studies and the Department of East Asian Studies have been selected by the Khyentse Foundation Academic Development Committee for their Doctoral Student Financial Support program. The award will be for 4 years, $25,000 USD each year to support one or more students. The... Read More
Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes two graduate studies fellowships, each worth $10,000, to support two qualified Ph.D. students, to complete a major project towards the completion of their... Read More

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