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Jan 25, 2019
Arizona in Hangzhou is a summer program for undergraduate students provided by the East Asian Studies Department at the University of Arizona. Arizona in Hangzhou was launched in 2018 and took place from June 25 to July 21, 2018. The program achieved great success.   Hangzhou is one of the most...
Jan 25, 2019
The University of Arizona’s Hangzhou Buddhist Culture Project Summer 2018 took place in Hangzhou, China from May 14 to June 1, 2018.  Seven graduate students, led by the project initiator Dr. Albert Welter, participated in the summer 2018 project.  Room and board were coved by our partner...
Jan 11, 2019
The Video of Khyentse Foundation Lecture Series by Prof. Charles Muller from the University of Tokyo, titled “Ti-Yong (‘Essence-Function’): Toward a More Thorough Understanding of the Ethico-Soteriological Prioritizing Principle for East Asian Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism,” held on November 2...
Jan 11, 2019
The video of the Roundtable Discussion in the international conference “Tripitaka for the Future: Envisioning the Buddhist Canon in the Digital Age” held by the Center for Buddhist Studies at UA in November 3 has been published on Youtube. You can see the whole video in the conference homepage:...
Dec 31, 2018
Dear faculty, students, fellows, and friends of the Center of Buddhist Studies, This is an exciting time for the Center for Buddhist Studies as we complete a successful year and celebrate our first anniversary. It has been an extraordinary year with the inaugural ceremony, conferences, new research...
A close-up of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China
Dec 4, 2018
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....
A close-up of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China
Dec 4, 2018
Thanks to the generous support of Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China, the Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Arizona establishes ten Undergraduate Study Abroad Travel Awards for students enrolled at the University of Arizona. Each award is $1,000. Awardees will be selected and...
Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou, China
Dec 4, 2018
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...
Ron Dziwenka earned his Ph.D. from the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona under the direction of Dr. Jiang Wu in 2010.
Dec 4, 2018
Ron Dziwenka earned his Ph.D. from the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona under the direction of Dr. Jiang Wu in 2010. Currently he is the Senior Study Abroad Advisor for the Center for International Education at Salisbury University in Maryland, as well as an Adjunct...
UA President Robert C. Robbins
Nov 30, 2018
On Nov. 9, 2018, the University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins wrote a letter to Ven. Guangquan, abbot of Lingyin Temple and president of Hangzhou Buddhist Academy, to offer congratulations on the 20th anniversary of the founding of Hangzhou Buddhist Academy in Hangzhou, China. President...

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