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Feb 10, 2020
Jinhui Wu, a PhD candidate and research assistant from the Department of East Asian Studies was awarded first place at the 2020 student showcase organized by the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) of the University of Arizona. Her project “Novel Methods and Activities for Teaching...
Feb 10, 2020
Stephen Batchelor will be giving a lecture on "The Practice of Solitude" and will include readings from The Art of Solitude on Monday, March 9. The lecture is one of the Pu Yin Buddhist Studies Lecture Series in 2020. Stephen is a contemporary Buddhist teacher and author of several books, best...
Feb 10, 2020
We are glad to announce that the 2020 newsletter for CBS has been published.  The newsletter presents recent conferences, new research, focused initiatives, and various lecture series related to global Buddhist Studies.  The newsletter will be published at the beggining of each year so make sure to...
Jan 30, 2020
As part of the field survey of the FROGBEAR project in summer 2020, the participants will have the opportunity to present and join Hangzhou Buddhist Culture International Symposium on "Buddhist Texts, Textual Communities and Jiangnan Society" 佛教經典、文字社群與江南社會, held from June 5 to 7 and co-hosted by...
Jan 27, 2020
The Center for Buddhist Studies is glad to present Khyentse Foundation Lecture Series in 2020, The event is free and open to the public.  Speaker: Prof. JOSÉ I. CABEZÓN Religious Studies University of California, Santa Barbara Title: THE BUDDHIST HERITAGE OF PAKISTAN Time: Tuesday, February 18,...
Jan 27, 2020
In summer 2020, we plan to start Cluster 1.5 of the FROGBEAR project in Hangzhou from June 2-14 in conjunction with the Hangzhou Buddhist Culture Project. As part of the field survey, participants will have the opportunity to present and join Hangzhou Buddhist Culture International Symposium on "...
Jan 24, 2020
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 (not visiting or affiliated students), to complete a major...
Jan 24, 2020
Thanks to the generous support from Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes a Buddhist Studies Best Graduate Research Paper Award for graduate students who demonstrate superb research abilities through writing and publishing....
Jan 17, 2020
Please join us for a talk by our CBS fellow, Prof. Robert Edward Gordon on January 23. Title: Poverty, the Spirit, and the History of Art The problem of poverty continues to be a perennial one for civil societies around the globe. It has been addressed by sociologists, political scientists,...
Jan 14, 2020
Happy new year and welcome back to the Spring semester. Please note that we have an upcoming lecture in our EAS Colloquium Series on January 24. The lecture is cosponsored by the Center for Buddhist Studies and the Department of East Asian Studies.   Title: Chiang Kai-shek’s faith in Christianity:...

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