2023 AAR Regional Meetings

AAR Regions have meetings happening in March and May.

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Latest Titles from AAR-OUP


In World of Worldly Gods: The Persistence and Transformation of Shamanic Bon in Buddhist Bhutan, Kelzang T. Tashi offers the first comprehensive examination of the tenacity of Shamanic Bon practices, as they are lived and contested in the presence of an invalidating force: Buddhism.

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March Events & Opportunities

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Calls for papers, grants, webinars, and more!

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Help Find AAR's Next Executive Director 

Nominate Ideal Candidates or Apply for the Position Yourself

AAR has retained executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in identifying its next executive director. 

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Webinar: Buddhist Theological Education

Available for Replay


Calvin Mercer and Tracy J. Trothen

Member Note: Awards and Accomplishments


Huaiyu Chen

Member Note: Books and Publications


Mark Ellingsen

Member Note: Books and Publications

About the American Academy of Religion

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