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January 2012

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Call for Proposals

This Group invites paper or panel proposals on the following topics:

  • Buddhist resources for a new economics
  • A consideration of the work of Joanna Macy
  • Buddhism and atheism
  • Buddhism and pacifism
  • For possible cosponsorship with the Animals and Religion Group — critical Buddhist perspectives on animals
  • For possible cosponsorship with Feminist Theory and Religious Reflection Group — contemporary perspectives on Buddhism and feminism
  • For possible cosponsorship with Mysticism Group — mysticism and silence
  • Any other topic relevant to our mission


This Group explores how modern academic studies — in philosophy, ethics, religious studies, theology, sociology, etc. — may inform or be informed by Buddhist modes of understanding and how Buddhist thought or practice may help address problems, needs, or issues faced by societies today.

Anonymity of Review Process

Proposals are anonymous to Chairs and steering committee members during review, but visible to Chairs prior to final acceptance or rejection.


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


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