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Nov 29, 2017

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...

Nov 27, 2017

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...

Nov 13, 2017

Dr. Jiang Wu was recently invited to attend the 2017 Fo Guang Shan University Presidents Forum organized by the Fo Guang Shan International University Consortium. The event was held from November 3rd to 8th...

Oct 25, 2017

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...

Oct 18, 2017

Chia-lin Pao-Tao, Professor Emerita at Department of East Asian Studies, recently donated $1,000 to the Center for Buddhist Studies to support center initiatives. She is the first individual who pledged...

Oct 13, 2017

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...

Sep 29, 2017

One of the core faculties of the Center for Buddhist Studies at UA, Dr. Rae Erin Dachille, published her article, “Piercing to the Pith of the Body: The Evolution of Body Mandala and Tantric Corporeality...

Sep 29, 2017

One of the collaborative institutions with CBS at UA, the Buddhist Studies Forum at the University of British Columbia, call for applicants for Winter Program on Buddhism and East Asian cultures to held at DILA (Dharma Drum Liberty...

Sep 27, 2017

A delegation of three scholars, Liu Yuebing (Director), Yang Dongliang, and Zheng Wei, from the Institute of Japanese Studies at Nankai University, one of the most prestigious institutes in the field of Japanese studies in China,...

Sep 22, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Albert Welter, one of the core faculties in Center for Buddhist Studies, was granted 2017 ACLS funding for the international conference entitled "Creating the World of Chan/Son/Zen: Chinese Chan Buddhism and its Spread throughout East Asia" in the forthcoming March...

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