"International Symposium of Buddhism Study in Last one Hundred Years"
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Wuhan, China -- In order to review and outline the successful experiences of Buddhism study in the last one hundred years, Philosophy School of Wuhan University, with the kind help from The Educational Fund of Taiwan Foguang Shan and the Local Government of Guangshan County, has planed to front for International Symposium of Buddhism Study in Last one Hundred Years at Wuhan University next autumn. </SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>The Organizers hope to congregate the people of insight to have a meaningful discussion, so as to give historical summary of the productions of early founders and smart judgments on the contributions and investigations of contemporary scholars. This symposium will carry forward the cause of the older generation and break new ground, which can promote the prosperity of the new culture in the new period.</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Buddhist culture has very distant sources and profound contexts, which is not only an essential part of Chinese traditional culture but also a great fruit of humanist spiritual civilization. Buddhism study, however, started from the beginning of last century and flourished into a systemic rational discipline from then on.</SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>We (Organizers) have admired your academic reputations for a long time. Therefore, we (organizers)&nbsp;sincerely invite you to join us in this symposium. The topics of it are suggested in the following text: </SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>1. Studies on Buddhist Philosophy in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>2. Studies on Buddhist History in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>3. Studies on Sources and Theories of Buddhist Factions in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>4. Studies on The Academic Thoughts of Buddhist Dignitaries in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>5. Studies on The Scholars of Buddhism study in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>6. Studies on Buddhist Sutras and Buddhist Literatures at Dunhuang in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>7. Linguistic Studies on Buddhist Sutras in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>8. Studies on the Literature, Aesthetics, and Artistic of Buddhism in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>9. Innovations in and Contributions to Buddhism in The World in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>10. Studies on the Intercommunions and Comparisons between Chinese and Foreign Buddhism in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>11. Studies on Buddhism in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on">Taiwan</st1:country-region> and <st1:place w:st="on">Southeast Asia</st1:place> in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>12. Especially, Studies on The Faxiang Weishi Doctrines of Buddhism in Last Hundred Years </SPAN></P>

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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Venue</SPAN></B><SPAN lang=EN-US>: Luojia Shanzhuang Hotel, <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Wuhan</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType>, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Wuhan City</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Hubei</st1:State></st1:place> Province (interim) </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Register Time</SPAN></B><SPAN lang=EN-US>: Afternoon on Oct 15, 2006</SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Discussion Time</SPAN></B><SPAN lang=EN-US>: Oct 16 to Oct 17; </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Visitation and Tourism</SPAN></B><SPAN lang=EN-US>: Oct 18; Conclusion: Oct, 19. </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Liaison</SPAN></B><SPAN lang=EN-US>: Philosophy school, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Wuhan University</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Hubei</st1:State></st1:place> Province, 430072, P. R. China </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Ma Tian Xiang: 86-27-6876-1185; Email: matianx@yahoo.com </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Yu Yan Ming: 86-27-6875-3569 </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Xu Tao : 86-27-6262-4096 Email:xutaopeter@163.com </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Thesis</SPAN></B><SPAN lang=EN-US>: Submit the electronic text before May 1, 2006 (Email is Ok). </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Please</SPAN></B><SPAN lang=EN-US>: mail this return receipt to Mr. Xu Tao, Philosophy school, Wuhan University, Hubei Province, 430072, P. R. China; Or E-mail to xutaopeter@163.com </SPAN></P>

<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>If so, we (organizers) will sent you a formal Invitation before Sep 1.</SPAN></P>
Editor: Wang Xinyu
   
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