CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST> BRILL's _Index Buddhicus_ (Classified Bibliography of Buddhist Studies)

Fri Feb 4 20:57:28 UTC 2011

Dear Colleagues,

BRILL is preparing a classified bibliography of Buddhist Studies, the
Index Buddhicus. The Index will describe material ranging from
articles, papers and chapters appearing in journals, proceedings and
collections, through monographs, editions and theses, to digital
resources. All entries will be classified and cross referenced to
related material. The index will be available online, and probably
also in hard copy.

In preparation, we are currently forming a group of editors, including
four specialist / area editors. We would like to receive expressions
of interest from those with a background in two of these -- admittedly
loose -- categories:

* Art / Culture / Education / ...

* Literature / Texts / ...

* Philosophy / Psychology / ...

* State / Society / ...

* Religious Life / Discipline / Rituals / ...

* India / Nepal

* Tibet / Central Asia

* China / Japan / Korea / ...

* `Western' Buddhism: US / UK / ...

Once a suitable group has been formed there will be a meeting in
Leiden to plan the development of the Index. It is anticipated that
BRILL's Index Islamicus will be used as a model:

 Index Islamicus

Could those interested in possible involvement please send their
enquires to me. I'd be happy to provide details and field questions.

 Richard MAHONEY <r.mahoney at>

Best regards,

 Richard MAHONEY

Richard MAHONEY - Indica et Buddhica

Littledene, Bay Road, OXFORD 7430, NZ
PO Box 25, OXFORD 7443
+64 3 312 1699
r.mahoney at

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