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Pali online course: enrollments open

The Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies is currently seeking students for their latest online Pali course, with Professor Richard Gombrich. Here are the details: Pali Online School Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies (A Recognised Independent Centre of the University of … Continue reading

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Sydney Buddhist Centre Divests from Fossil Fuels

One way to think about the “global” nature of Buddhism is to consider not just the spread of Buddhist practitioners and institutions across the globe but also how they imagine and address global issues.  The most literally global issue of … Continue reading

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CfP: “Contemplative Sociology”. Gdańsk, Poland

Here is a call for papers for a panel at an upcoming conference in Poland. ‘Contemplative Sociology. Towards the Mindful Sociological Research and Empathic Society’ organized during XVI Polish Sociological Congress (14-17 September 2016 Gdańsk). Panel description: The goal of … Continue reading

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E-learning Course on Asian Buddhist Women

Here’s an announcement about an upcoming E-learning course on Buddhist women in Asia. Sounds like it will be very interesting. The Numata Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Hamburg, in cooperation with the Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal … Continue reading

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Beyond the City Limits: Rethinking New Religiosities in Asia

Here is a call for applications for an upcoming summer school that we are running in Göttingen later this year. It could be potentially interesting to PhD or research-based Masters students working on urban/rural Buddhism in Asia. Summer School Göttingen SPIRIT … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding “The Dharma Bum”

Ian Lawton is an Irish film maker who is currently raising money to create a feature length documentary on the life of U Dhammaloka. Sounds like a great project that deals with a significant, but relatively obscure, figure in the … Continue reading

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