Center for

Buddhist Studies

Promoting academic research on the Buddhist tradition and its related religious, intellectual, social, cultural, and economic 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, financial assistance to scholars and students of Buddhist studies, hosting academic conferences and workshops, a visiting scholar program, contemplative studies and community outreach.

Mr. Chan-Paw Lim, a local community leader in Tucson, recently donated $3,000 to the Center for Buddhist Studies to support various center activities. In 1969, Mr. Paul Lim was enrolled in the Ph. D program... Read More

New grants have launched an in-depth study of East Asian Buddhism as one of the signature projects of the UA's Center for Buddhist Studies.

Albert Welter, head of the Department of East Asian Studies and a core faculty of the Center for Buddhist Studies, has received new grants to conduct... Read More

The Center for Buddhist Studies and Pu Yin Educational Center recently reached an agreement to organize a series of academic events to promote Buddhist Studies in the next three years. Under the support of the Pu Yin Educational Center, the Center for Buddhist Studies will start the Pu Yin... Read More

The CBS donor Dr. Su Wukang recently visited the center from China and was warmly welcomed by the College of Humanities, Department of East Asian Studies, and Center for Buddhist Studies. On behalf of the College of Humanities, Dean... Read More

The Arizona Daily Wildcat, the most influential student newspaper on campus, released a report about the new Center for Buddhist Studies. Director Prof. Jiang Wu, and one of the core... Read More

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