The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies blog is a joint forum where researchers, students and other stakeholders who work with topics related to Contemporary Buddhist Studies are invited to contribute to the blog with their research, ideas and discussions that are relevant to the field. If you are interested in contributing to the blog, please do not hesitate to contact us at ccbs @

The first blog entry is written by Ava Rezai, a fourth-year undergraduate student at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

The second blog entry is written by Sophie Hurford,  a third year student studying anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK.

Furthermore, a number of write-ups from our BBB-Conference has been added to the blogroll. These write-ups are written by students that attended the conference.