China’s new power confrontation TETS
KIMURA looks at the growing influence of ‘pop’ in Asia and suggests China’s
heavy-handed approach towards a young flag-waving Taiwanese pop star may have
influenced the recent Taiwan election result.
Posted on behalf of Jonathan Silk who suggests this might be of interest
to Buddhologists. (The H-Net job postings for these are in the
Forwarded Message Below:
The Faculty of Humanities at Leiden University invites applications for 2
fulltime assistant professorships in Digital Humanities.
Assistant Professor Digital Humanities with focus on text analysis (1.0
Assistant Professor Digital Humanities with focus on data-analysis and
visualization (1.0 fte)
The Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities (LUCDH) is recruiting
two assistant professors to develop innovative research projects that take full
advantage of digital sources and methods, to design and implement teaching
programmes in Digital Humanities and to collaborate with digital humanities
research across the university.
The two hires will be in complementary areas of the Digital Humanities (DH).
We are looking for candidates with an area of specialisation in one of two
broader areas. The first position will focus on text analysis (including text
and image mark-up, text-mining, corpus linguistics, named entity recognition,
topic modelling, or machine learning). The other will focus on the development
of data analysis and visualisation platforms (including database design, visualisation,
network analysis, or geographic information systems).
We also expect to recruit for two to three Ph.D. fellowships in the near
Please do NOT write to me about this job; I know nothing more than what you
Leiden University Institute for Area Studies, LIAS
Matthias de Vrieshof 3, Room 0.05b
2311 BZ Leiden
copies of my publications may be found at http://www.buddhismandsocialjustice.com/silk_publications.html
The Liberative Role of Jhānic Joy (Pīti) and Pleasure (Sukha) in the Early
Buddhist Path to Awakening
Keren Arbel 179-206
The Ancient Theravāda Meditation System, Borān Kammaṭṭhāna: Ānāpānasati or
‘Mindfulness of The Breath’ in Kammatthan Majjima Baeb Lamdub
Andrew Skilton , Phibul Choompolpaisal
Observations on Some Technical Terms in the *Vimuttimagga and their English
Translations: An Examination of Jiā (夾) and Visayappavatti
Kyungrae Kim 231-243
Tibetan Evidence for the Sources of Chapters of the Synoptic Suvarṇa-prabhāsottama-sūtra
T 664 Ascribed to Paramārtha
Michael Radich 245-270
Images of the Four Heavenly Kings in Unified Silla As the Symbol of National
Young-Ae Lim 271-293
Buddhisms: An Introduction, by John S. Strong. Oneworld Publications, 2015.
450pp. Pb. £20.00. ISBN-13: 9781780745053; e-book. ISBN-13: 9781780745060.
Christopher V. Jones 295-298
Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies, edited by Alice
Collett. Oxford University Press, 2014. South Asia Research, a Publication
Series of the University of Texas South Asia Institute and Oxford University
Charles Hallisey 299-304
Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia (Metropolitan
Museum of Art), edited by John Guy. Yale University Press, 2014. 352pp. Hb.
£45.00. ISBN-13: 9780300204377
Sarah Shaw 305-308
Eimei Enju to Sugyōroku no kenkyū 永明延寿と『宗鏡録』の研究, by Yanagi Mikiyasu 柳幹康,
Kyoto: Hōzōkan, 2015, 486pp. Hb. ¥7,000. Japanese. ISBN: 9784831873897
Jason Protass 309-312
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