CFP: International Journal for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism

Here is an announcement about a new journal out of Hong Kong focusing on ‘humanistic Buddhism’.

*Call for Papers ~ The International Journal for the Study of Humanistic
Buddhism (IJSHB)*

The *International Journal for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism* aims
to become a high quality academic publication on Buddhist and
Humanistic Buddhist studies. The content of the journal includes
researches that account for the historical, philosophical, cultural,
theoretical and methodological examination of various Buddhist schools
from its traditional period up to the contemporary era. *IJSHB*
concerns topics relating Buddhism with the society, politics, science
and other current issues as well as the exploration of its
relationship with modernization and globalization. We also encourage
researches that integrate various Buddhist canons, doctrines with
different historical courses.

The journal covers topics of the following categories:

Hermeneutic studies of Buddhist Canon in connection with the theoretical foundation and practices of Humanistic Buddhism

  1. Historical and philosophical studies of various Buddhist tradition and schools
  2. Theoretical and methodological studies
  3. Case studies on topics relating Buddhism with the society, politics, economics, charity and other current issues
  4. Book and article reviews

*IJSHB *is published semiyearly in printed format. Calling for papers is
continuous throughout the year. All submissions should be sent to
JSHB@cuhk.edu.hk in Microsoft Word compatible format. Please include
“Submission to *IJSHB*” in the subject title of your email.

Dr Tong Sau Lin
Executive Editor
Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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About Jovan Maud

I'm a lecturer in the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany. Interests include: transnational religious networks, popular religion in Thailand, religious tourism and commodification, and digital anthropology.
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