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July 15, 2022

Research Group: Manuscriptology and Digital Humanities

Universität Heidelberg, Germany in collaboration with Otani University, Japan organized a joint research group with the aim to review and revise the study of South and Southeast Asian manuscripts in the context of the fast-evolving discipline of Digital Humanities. On Friday, July 15, 2022, from 02.15-3.45 pm, Dr. Suchada Srisetthaworakul, Mahidol University in collaboration with the members of Dhammachai Tipiṭaka Project, gave a presentation on “Palm-leaf Manuscripts in Southeast Asia: Demonstration of Creating a Database of Pāli Tipiṭaka (Survey, Digitization and Transcription)”. The presentation demonstrated the process of creating a database of palm-leaf manuscripts of the Pāli canon conducted by Dhammachai Tipiṭaka Project (DTP), Thailand.


July 22 and July 29, and August 5,2022

The Collaborative Seminar between Two Buddhist Institutes

The DCI Center for Buddhist Studies and the Yanasangvorn Research Institute at Mahamakut Buddhist University joined hands to present an online seminar titled "The Administration of Research Centers for Buddhist Studies in Thailand." This seminar spanned three dates, July 22, July 29, and August 5, and featured discussions on three key themes:

  • The Current Landscape and Future Prospects of Administering Research Centers for Buddhist Studies
  • Paving the Path to Becoming a Buddhist Researcher
  • Highlights, Strategies, and Advancements in Buddhist Studies in Thailand

On the second day Dr. Bunchird Chaowarithreonglith, along with distinguished lecturers, delivered a special lecture on "The Journey to Becoming a Buddhist Researcher."