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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.

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There is a new home planned for the Center for Buddhist Studies within the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.

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canon no. 30
May 23, 2024
[UACBS Published the 30th Issue of Chinese Buddhist Canon Research Newsletter] The 30th issue presents readers with current academic information on books and research papers, auction in Spring 2024, digitization of the Buddhist canon as well as the…
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3 H
May 21, 2024
The Health Humanities Hub (H3) is a new exciting College of Humanities’ (COH) initiative to promote the College’s health, wellness and medical humanities projects and programs as well as collaborations between the College of Medicine-Tucson, the…
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Jeffrey defense
May 17, 2024
Congrats to Jeffrey Liu for successfully defending his PhD dissertation titled "Mapping Buddhist Temples in Ming Dynasty Hangzhou: A Regional Study of a Buddhist Monastic Gazetteer the Wulin Fanzhi." In Fall 2024, Jeffrey Liu will begin his role as…

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