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 @ hum.ku.dk.
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.
- ‘To be Burmese is to be Buddhist’ by Ava Rezai
- ‘In what ways is Buddhism embraced and contested within a corporate environment – an analysis of mindfulness in Google’ by Sophie Hurford
- WU: Paul Nietupski: “The Interface of Religion, Economics, and Politics in Amdo”
- WU: Xiaohai Zhu: “Transformed ‘Humanistic Buddhism’ from 1900s-2000s, an Economic Political Analysis from Taixu to Hsingyun”
- WU: Berthe Jansen: “Monastic Economic Policies in Pre-Modern Tibet: Precedents for the Present?”
- WU: Chaksham Tsering: “Economic Development and Merit Accumulation: Recent Changes in Tibetan Pre-death Ritual (Gson Chos) in Gling Rgya village, Reb Gong”
- WU: Maciej Kanert: “Profiting for the Benefit of Others – Rita in the Management Philosophy and Praxis of Inamori Kazuo”
- WU: W.M. Dhanapala: “A Study on the Social Impacts of Commodification of Buddhist Religious Properties in Contemporary Sri Lanka”
- WU: Alexander Horstmann: “Building the Land of Buddha: Saintly Entrepreneurialism and Political Aspirations of Theravadin Saints in Mainland Southeast Asia”