Planning for the 17th Biennial IASBS Conference continues, and we are pleased to make the following announcements:
A tentative schedule for the conference has been posted online. Conference organizers are making final deliberations regarding papers and speakers, and a more detailed schedule will be posted soon.
We are humbled to announce that Prof. Luis Gómez will be our keynote speaker on the evening of Saturday, August 8.
Several events are coinciding with the IASBS Conference, including:
- Shinran and the Sutra of Immeasurable Life: Reflections on Reading in the Buddhist Tradition, a one-day symposium featuring Dennis Hirota, Luis Gómez, David Matsumoto, and others to be held Thursday August 6, 2015
- The presentation of the IBS President’s Award to Prof. Lewis Lancaster on Friday, August 7, 2015, with a light reception to follow.
- A special screening of the film Buddhism After the Tsunami: The Souls of Zen with a panel presentation and discussion with the director to follow on Sunday August 9, 2015.
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