Australasian Association of Buddhist Studies Conference 2018 will be hosted by the Alfred Deakin Institute and Buddhist Studies@Deakin. This interdisciplinary conference will provide a forum for scholars and students of Buddhism to explore the rich tapestry of Buddhist cultures, philosophies, and practices in traditional settings and in modern social life.
For full details, please visit the conference website.
8–9 November 2018
Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2
727 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3008
Ann Gleig, University of Central Florida
John Powers, Deakin University
Amber D. Carpenter, Yale-National University of Singapore College
The conference committee is now inviting submissions of proposals for papers in all areas of Buddhist studies, including the following themes:
Buddhism in Australasia
Buddhism in the ‘West’
Buddhism and philosophy
Buddhism in contemporary Asia
Buddhist texts and contexts
Historical studies of Buddhism
Buddhism, art and architecture
Buddhism and meditation
Food, animals, and Buddhism
Panel proposals on these or additional themes with three abstracts are also welcome. Postgraduate students are especially encouraged to present their research, for which bursaries may be available. The closing date for proposals is 31 August 2018. To submit your abstract, please visit the conference website.
Conference convenors: Leesa Davis, Anna Halafoff and John Powers, Deakin University