Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Member of Advisory/ Editorial Board

Call for Papers

  1. The Studies in Humanistic Buddhism (SHB) publishes scholarly papers and book reviews on a wide range of topics in the fields of Buddhist studies. One issue will be edited and produced per year. The submission deadline is August 31st. From Issue 9 onwards, printed copies will be completed in January.
  2. Submitted papers will be evaluated in the normal double-blind process and peer-reviewed by experts in relevant research field. The author should avoid including in the paper any information that might reveal his/her identity, and will be informed if the paper is deemed either acceptable or unsuitable. All submitted manuscripts will not be returned to authors.
  3. SHB will not accept any published work regardless on papers or on the internet unless with the editorial board’s permission. Conference papers are accepted only if they have not been published before.
  4. SHB accepts papers written in traditional Chinese character within 25,000 characters, and in English within 15,000 words. Book review should normally be no more than 5,000 characters/words. All papers in Chinese should be written in the SHB style. Submissions in English must follow The Chicago Manual of Style. An abstract and keywords should be written in both Chinese and English, and reference is necessary. Papers should be emailed as an attachment in Word as well as in PDF format to the email address given below.
  5. Plagiarism is forbidden. All quotation from both firsthand and secondhand references should be given sources in details. SHB disclaims responsibility for any dispute caused by author’s plagiarization.
  6. Please fill in the form found on the Centre’s website with your Chinese and English name, institution, professional title, address, telephone, fax and email address and send it to us together with your paper.
  7. SHB entitles to change the style of accepted papers. Submitting authors should revise their papers according to editorial board’s suggestion.
  8. The decisions of the editorial board are final.
  9. SHB proclaims the right to compile and publish the papers from SHB in a relevant collection.
  10. No fee will be charged or provided for publishing your paper in SHB. All authors whose papers are accepted will be presented five copies of SHB on publication.


    • By Post: “Studies in Humanistic Buddhism” Editorial Board, The Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism, Room 204, Fung King Hey Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    • Email: cshb@cuhk.edu.hk (Please title “Paper Submission”)
    • Tel: (852) 3943 5938
    • Fax: (852) 2603 5621


Submission Form

Reviewer Form for Research Papers on “Humanistic Buddhism”

Member of Advisory/ Editorial Board

Chief Editor
Chen Chien-Huang,
Director, Centre for the Study of Humanistic Buddhism, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Advisory Board

  1. Ma, Tian-xiang, Professor, School of Philosophy, Wuhan University
  2. Huang, Xia Nian, Professor, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
  3. Dong, Ping, Professor, School of Humanities, Zhejiang University
  4. Deng, Zi-mei, Director, The Institute of the Sociology of Religion, Jiangnan University
  5. Fujimoto Kiyohiko, Director, Jodo Shu Research institute
  6. Lin, Chen-kuo, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Chengchi University
  7. Lan, Chi-fu, Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies
  8. John Kieschnick, Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University
  9. Robert Buswell, Director, Center for Buddhist Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
  10. Liu, Ming-wood, Honorary Professor, School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong


Editorial Board

  1.  Wu Guang Zheng, Professor, College of Chinese Language and Literature, Wuhan University
  2. Chen Yong Ge, Zhejiang Academy of Social Sciences
  3. Cheng Gong Rang, Professor, Nanjing University
  4. Wen Jin Yu, Professor, School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China
  5. Gong Jun, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Sun Yat-sen University
  6. He Yan Sheng, Professor, Koriyama Women’s University & College
  7.  Xiao Yue, Research Fellow, Research Institute of Bukkyo University
  8. Li Yu-chen, Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Religious Studies, Chengchi University
  9. Tu Bao-rui, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Taiwan University
  10.  Hou Kun-hung, Academia Historica
  11.  Hsu, Sheng-hsin, Professor, Department of Chinese Literature, Taiwan University
  12.  Huang, Kuo-ching, Director, Graduate Institute of Religious Studies, Nanhua University
  13.  Liao, Chao-heng, Research Fellow & Deputy Director , Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica
  14. Lai, Hsi-san, Professor, Department of Chinese Literature, Sun Yay-sen University
  15.  Kan, Zheng-zong, Assistant Professor, College and Department of Buddhist Studies, Fo Guang University
  16.  Guang Xing, Associate Professor, Centre of Buddhist Studies
  17.  Yao Zhi-hua, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  18.  Gu, Wei-kang, Assistant Professor, Buddhist College of Singapore
  19.  Park Young-hwan, Professor, Chinese Language & Literature, Dongguk University
  20.  Ven. Jue Wei, Associate Lecturer & Director, Humanistic Buddhism Centre, Nan Tien Institute
  21.  Charles B. Jones, Associate Professor, School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America
  22.  Natasha Heller, Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles