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October 2017

Graduate Student Symposium: Mass Meditation

October 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Mass Meditation: Practices and Discourses in Contemporary Global Buddhisms The fourth annual graduate student symposium at the Institute of Buddhists Studies examines the popularity of meditation practices in contemporary global Buddhisms. Papers will present a range of scholarship from historical perspectives on the modern origins of a diversity of mindfulness practices; scientific studies of Buddhist practice and globalized Buddhist feedback loops; and comparative studies across traditions, between the secular and the sectarian, and the modern and the traditional. This event…

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Memorial Service

October 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Annual memorial service to remember those who have gone before and helped to create, sustain, and grow IBS. More information is forthcoming.

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November 2017

IASBS Events at AAR

November 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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The International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies is hosting two events at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Boston, MA, November 2017. One panel features an IBS publication; the other panel is a collaborative project between the IBS and Ryukoku University. These events are free and open to the public. Registration for the AAR meeting is not required, though it is encouraged. Please contact the IASBS North American District for more information. Mochizuki’s Doctrinal History of…

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February 2018

IBS Winter Symposium: Religiosity & Social Consciousness

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DoubleTree Sacramento, 2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA United States
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A Symposium Presented by the Institute of Buddhist Studies & BCA Center for Buddhist Education Religiosity & Social Consciousness in the Buddhist Churches of America Thursday, February 22, 2018 1 - 5 pm Free and Open to the Public Keynote Speaker: DR. TETSUDEN KASHIMA Professor Emeritus, Sociology, University of Washington; Author, Buddhism in America: The Social Organization of an Ethnic Religious Institution (1977); Judgment Without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment during World War II (2003); Personal Justice Denied: Report of the…

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March 2018

Spring 2018 Ryukoku Lecture (1)

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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The 2018 Ryukoku Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Yoshiyuki Inoue who will present on "Shin Buddhism Doctrinal Structure: Entrusting Heart and Mind and Nembutsu; Realization and Liberation" over two nights, March 13 and 15, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The lectures will be delivered in Japanese with English translation. Free and open to the public.

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Spring 2018 Ryukoku Lecture (2)

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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The 2018 Ryukoku Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Yoshiyuki Inoue who will present on "Shin Buddhism Doctrinal Structure: Entrusting Heart and Mind and Nembutsu; Realization and Liberation" over two nights, March 13 and 15, 2018, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The lectures will be delivered in Japanese with English translation. Free and open to the public.

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American Academy of Religion Western Region

March 23 - March 25
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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​The overall theme for the 2018 Conference is Religion and Kindness. We are using this idea in its broadest terms; sometimes admiring, sometimes damning, and may be some of the times authoritative, while in all other times passionate. We are hoping to encompass difference, racism, feminism, womanism, eco-justice, gender justice, sexual orientation, classism, colonialism, neocolonialism and all other ISIMs, seen through the eyes of religious studies scholars. For the full call for papers, visit the Western Region website here: http://www.aarwr.com/call-for-papers.html.…

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May 2018

Introduction to Buddhist Chaplaincy

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Introduction to Buddhist Chaplaincy with Jennifer Lemas and Daijaku Kinst A half-day overview of a chaplain's work of providing spiritual care and support for people in hospitals, hospices, prisons, and a wide variety of other settings. In recent years, Buddhist practitioners have been experiencing chaplaincy as a powerful opportunity to practice engaged Buddhism, and for some, as a profession. Information about the Sati Center's Buddhist Chaplaincy Training and the Institute for Buddhist Studies Chaplaincy Degree Program will also be provided.…

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2018 Graduation and Commencement

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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More information on our 2018 graduation ceremony and celebration is forthcoming.

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July 2018

Summer Pacific Seminar 2018

July 20 - July 21
Jodo Shinshu Center (IBS), 2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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$150

Co-sponsored by the Center for Buddhist Education; for information and registration, please visit the CBE registration page or Facebook event.

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