International Association of Buddhist Studies

FOUNDED 1976

The International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) is a learned society dedicated to promoting and supporting scholarship in Buddhist Studies in a spirit of non-sectarian tolerance and with scientific research and communication as preeminent objectives. Membership is open to scholars of all academic disciplines.

About IABS

Dhamekh Stupa, India

Founded in 1976, the IABS is a learned society dedicated to the promotion of scholarships in Buddhist Studies. Read more

The Board

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The Board and Honorary Members of the International Association of Buddhist Studies.

Conferences

XVIIIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies

The XVIIIth IABS Congress will be held in August 2017 at the University of Toronto, Canada. Learn more

News & Events

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Lance Cousins has died in Oxford following a heart attack in the early hours of Saturday 14 March... Read more