Buddhism & Australia: Call for papers

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Deadline approaching: submission of papers for International Conference Buddhism & Australia 2015

The IC Buddhism & Australia is pleased to invite abstracts for panel sessions and individual papers for the 4th International Conference Buddhism & Australia.

This conference investigates the history, current and future directions of Buddhism in Australasian region and will be held on 26-28 February, 2015 in Perth, Western Australia.

The conference is a platform both for scientists and Buddhists to present their recent and latest researches and to complete each other by revealing different aspects and materials on Buddhism; to consider future directions of Buddhism so that Buddhist education continues to be responsive to the needs of learners in changing times across diverse contexts.

The organizers are open to proposals for contributions on Buddhist history, philosophy, texts as well for proposals on any related theme. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcomed as well the submission of pre-formed panel proposals.

Special focus for Buddhism & Australia 2015: Buddhist Symbols and Symbolism

What to Send
Proposals may be in Word or RTF formats with the following information:
*affiliation as you would like it to appear in programme
*email address,
*title of proposal,
*body of proposal; no more than 300 words,
*up to 10 keywords.
*CV max 2 pages

Please use plain text (Times Roman 12) and abstain from using footnotes and any special formatting, characters or emphasis (such as bold, italics or underline).  Proposals should be submitted by November 25, 2014 by the following email:info@buddhismandaustralia.com

If a proposal is accepted for the conference, a full draft paper should be submitted by January 20, 2015.
We acknowledge receipt and answer to all proposals submitted.

The  author of the Buddhism & Australia conference  is Vello Vaartnou, the Head of Estonian Nyingma and Buddhism & Australia Inc, who has been organizing International  Conferences Buddhism & Nordland in Europe since 2006 (www.budcon.com)

Vello Vaartnou is the founder of the practical Buddhist tradition in Estonia. He has built temples, prayer wheels and first stupas of Northern Europe; translated texts and books; created  thangkas in 3D computer graphics and is the author of two online Buddhism Encyclopedia.

Organizing Chair Marju Broder
tel. +61 0 405549923

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