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UKABS Two-Day Annual Conference 2018: Buddhism and Material Culture – Call for papers

Please download the call for papers information pack for further details


UKABS One-Day Annual Conference 2017 

The annual UKABS one-day Conference will be held on the 1st July 2017, Senate House Room, SOAS, University of London.

Registration Fee for UKABS one-day conference (2017): UKABS members: £25 (£15 students/monastic members/retired)

Non-UKABS members: £35 (£25 students/monastic members/retired)

Lunch is included for those who book before Friday 16 June. If you would like to reserve a place, please send a cheque payable to UKABS to Dr Caroline Starkey, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, LG13 Baines Wing, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT with details of your name and any special dietary requirements.

The full programme for the day can be found here.


Registration for the UK Association for Buddhist Studies Annual Conference, which will take place at the University of Bristol, 21–22 June 2018 is now open.

The theme of the two day conference will be ‘Buddhism and Material Culture’ and confirmed speakers include Prof Patricia Eichenbaum Karetzky (City University of New York), Prof Paul Harrison (University of Stanford), Prof Ann Heirman (Ghent University), Dr Tatsuma Padoan (University College Cork) and Dr Caroline Starkey (University of Leeds).

The conference fee including food (lunches, tea breaks and conference dinner) but excluding accommodation, is £75 for UKABS members (£65 for student, retired, monastic and unwaged members) and £100 for non- members.

This event is being run with the UK Association for Buddhist Studies.

For more information as well as to book, please visit  – Conferences and Events link