The Theravada Civilizations Project announces:
A Dissertation Workshop
To be held at University of Pennsylvania, March 25, 2014
DEADLINE for proposals: January 1st, 2014.
The Theravada Civilizations Project is pleased to announce plans for an intensive dissertation workshop, which will be held preceding the Association for Asian Studies Annual Meeting.
This workshop is intended to bring together doctoral students and/or post-doctoral academics in the humanities and social sciences who are (1) developing dissertation proposals or are in early phases of research, dissertation writing, or revising dissertations for publications; and who are (2) engaging some aspects of Theravada classical and/or vernacular literature and/or researching aspects of Theravada history and cultural practice among South or Southeast Asian communities.
The workshop will be limited to 6 doctoral students and/or post doctoral academics, ideally from a broad array of disciplines and working on a wide variety of materials in a variety of time periods on themes related to Theravada traditions and communities in Southeast Asia. It will provide a day of intense discussion, presentation, and close review of dissertation proposals, outlines, and/or draft review on March 25. 2014.
University of Chicago
SALC, Foster Hall
1130 E. 59th Street
Chicago IL 60637 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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