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Disaster Relief in Nepal

As many of us on H-Buddhism have lived, studied or taught in Nepal, or have friends, students, teachers and assiociates there, it is appropriate that basic information concerning disaster relief be available to students and scholars of Buddhism. The Rubin Museum of Art, New York, has posted a useful list of NGOs, Charities, and Relief Organizations that are active in Nepal and are well reputed. Read more »

Zhidan Duan, History PhD Student, Successfully Defends Dissertation

The Center for Asian Research wishes to congratulate Zhidan Duan on successfully defending her dissertation, At the Edge of Mandalas: The Transformation of the China’s Yunnan Borderlands in the 19th and 20th Century, on April 6, 2015. Duan was a graduate student in the History Faculty of the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies. Read more »

Paul Jackson, Religious Studies PhD Student, Successfully Defends Dissertation

Paul Jackson

The Center for Asian Research wishes to congratulate Paul A. Jackson on successfully defending his dissertation, These Are Not Just Words: Religious Language of Daoist Temples in Taiwan, with minor revisions, on April 17, 2015. Paul was a graduate student in the Religious Faculty of the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies on the Asian Religions Track. Read more »

Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City Approved for FLAS Funding

The Vietnamese language program at Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City has been approved to receive students with FLAS funding at the intermediate and advanced levels. The program accepts students for the following terms. Each semester consist of 148 hours of language learning.

Fall term (September till January)

Spring term (February till June)

Summer session (June till Mid-August). Read more »

James Edmonds Receives Fulbright-Hays for Summer Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program 2015

Jamie EdmondsJames Edmonds is currently a first year PhD student at ASU in Religious Studies. The Fulbright-Hays scholarship will allow James to expand his Indonesian language skills as he pursues larger research interests in practice, materiality, Islam, mysticism, modernity, globalization, “lived religion,” and ethnographic methods within Indonesia.

This opportunity includes Advanced Indonesian Language Study in Salatiga, Indonesia and provides James access to research sites in Java. Read more »

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