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Call for Proposals

This Group is interested in how Buddhist thought and practice can address contemporary issues and how Buddhist modes of understanding can inform or be informed by academic studies (in religious studies, philosophy, ethics, theology, sociology, economics, etc.). We invite individual paper, papers session, and roundtable proposals on the following topics (or another topic relevant to our mission):

  • Buddhist grounds for social action

  • Buddhist reflections on climate change

  • Buddhist constructions of self through narrative

  • Buddhist pedagogies

  • The ethics of upaya

  • Rebirth

  • Buddhist responses to prostitution

Mission

This Group explores how Buddhist thought and practice can address contemporary issues and how Buddhist modes of understanding can inform or be informed by academic studies (in religious studies, philosophy, ethics, theology, sociology, economics, etc.).

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposer names are anonymous to Chairs and Steering Committee members during review, but visible to Chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection.

Questions?

Grace G. Burford
Prescott College
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Christopher Ives
Stonehill College
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Method of Submission

 

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