KABS Mujin Prize
The KABS Mujin Prize is established by kind support of Mr. Kyonghwan Hwang whose Buddhist name is Mujin. He has been an engaged Buddhist in academic and social activities for decades, as his profile shows:
- the President of the Ulsan Buddhist Broadcasting System
- the 13th Chairman of the People to People International, Korea National Headquarter
- Board Member and Member of Research Committee of the Korean Institute for Buddhist Studies Association, Inc. (韓國佛敎硏究院)
- Senior Fellow of the Center of Early Buddhist Studies
- the Honorary President of the Kyungbook Daily News
- the President of the Jinyang Tanker Co., Ltd.
- the President of the Gyeongju ICS Co., Ltd.
How to Apply
The 1st KABS Mujin Writing Award Announcement
The Korean Association of Buddhist Studies (KABS) invites excellent papers in any discipline of Buddhist Studies to promote pioneering researches of early career scholars. KABS will provide an award of $3,000 to three papers based on the evaluation by the committee formed of the KABS editors and guest specialists. Awarded papers will be published through KABS’s official journal, Korea Journal of Buddhist Studies (Bulgyohak Yŏngu 佛敎學硏究). KABS will also provide opportunities of publication to outstanding, but not awarded, papers. The applicant should use the IABS Journal (JIABS) style.
Ph.D. students and early career Ph.Ds (who obtained the degree within 5 years (after 2014)) are eligible. Papers should be written in English on MS Word. Papers may be written on any topic related to Buddhism and Buddhist Studies. The deadline is September 30, 2019 (KST; Local Time in Seoul). To submit your paper or query about the details of the award, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KABS Mujin Writing Award is established by generous support of Mujin, Kyonghwan Hwang. KABS plans to hold this writing competition every year.
The KABS Mujin Prize Executive Committee
Prof. Dr. Sung Yong Kang (Chair of the Committee)
- Institute of Humanities, Seoul National University
Prof. Dr. Sangyeob Cha
- Geumgang Center for Buddhist Studies, Geumgang University