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Institute for the Study of

Understanding Buddhism historically, in the contemporary moment.

Latest News

Recent happenings at ISHB, UWest, and the wider Buddhism community. 

Upcoming Feature Events

ISHB events that we are excited about.

  • Dr. Lewis Lancaster - Behavior: Acts of Consequence
    Dr. Lewis Lancaster's final lecture in the "Buddhism as a Lived Experience" series is "Behavior: Acts of Consequence." Presented by ISHB and organized by the Department of Religious Studies and Religious Graduate Council.

Videos of Recent Events

Videos of recent events and lectures, for your viewing pleasure.

Current Project

Mapping Fo Guang Shan

Charting the development of a global Buddhist movement