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World’s first Chair in Thai Buddhism established

The University of Michigan has just announced the establishment of a Thai Professorship in Theravada Buddhism, apparently the world’s first such position. The professorship is being funded by a $2 million gift from Thai alumni of the university as well … Continue reading

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New Buddhist Institute in Europe

One of the less discussed modes in which transnational Buddhist connections and interactions are taking place globally is through education, particularly university-level institutions. Increasingly we are seeing the organisation of Buddhist education at a global scale through organisations like the … Continue reading

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