The deadline to enter the Harvard University Asia Center Faculty Grants competition has been extended to Monday, March 9, 2015. The competition awards conference grants and research and travel grants to Harvard junior and senior faculty, particularly to those proposals focused on Southeast Asia. See more details.
The Harvard Gazette reports on the publication of five volumes of classical Indian literature – the first step toward two Harvard scholars’ plan for 500 books over the next century covering India’s cultural past. Read more.
Missed our Religious Identities in Asia Series seminar, "Redefining Zen: Ch’oŭi Ŭisun’s (1786-1866) Affirmation of the Kataphatic Discourse in Zen," in February? The seminar discussed the topic of Korean Buddhism, often described as showing few signs of creativity and being virtually dead in the latter half of Chosŏn (1392-1910), the last dynasty of Korea, because of harsh persecution by the Confucian ruling class. Read more about Video: A more complete picture of Chosŏn Buddhism