University of British Columbia:
|Franz Veit||Masters Fellowship||A sketch of his project on “Buddhist political philosophy in China and beyond” was
evaluated positively and allows him to spend the current winter term of 2018/2019 at the renowned
International College for Postgraduate Buddhist Studies, Tokyo.
He receives a one-year scholarship that helps defray his living expenses in Tokyo and during the
finalization of his MA thesis.
|Masters Fellowship||Ms. Liu Qi is enrolled as MA student of Buddhist Studies. For her thesis she uses methods from cultural anthropology and religious studies in order to analyze contemporary practices of sky burial in the Autonomous Region of Tibet and adjacent regions. She currently visits with Professor James Laidlaw, holder of the William Wyse Professorship of Social Anthropology at Cambridge University, with the goal of developing methodologies appropriate to her research.
She receives a one-year scholarship that helps defray her living expenses in Hamburg and Cambridge.
|Max Brandstadt||PhD Fellowship||Forthcoming bio|
|Fedde de Vries||PhD Fellowship||Forthcoming bio|
University of Oxford:
|Nelson Elliott Landry
|PhD Fellowship||Nelson Landry will begin reading his DPhil in Buddhist studies at Oxford University under the supervision of Professor Stefano Zacchetti. He is from Montreal, Quebec in Canada and first attended McGill University in Religious Studies. Having completed his studies in Canada, he spent the next four years of his educational career studying Mandarin, Classical Chinese as well as Chinese Buddhism at Peking University in Beijing, China. Thanks to the Glorisun Scholarship, he can further his study of Chinese Buddhism, specifically his studies on the Sui-Tang Dynasty Monk Daoxuan 道宣 (596-667). The aim of his project is to do a full or partial translation of Daoxuan’s Ji Shenzhou sanbao gantong lu 集神州三宝感通录, paying particular attention to different aspects of visionary experience in the text.|