University of Cambridge, England
The Memorandum of Understanding for Academic Co-operation between University of Otago and Dhammachai International Research Institute of New Zealand-Australia (DIRI)
On the auspicious occasion of the 100th anniversary of Vijjā Dhammakāya, the 60th
Dhammachai Education Foundation of Australia and New Zealand (DEF), the Dhammachai International Research Institute (DIRI) and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (FAMES), University of Cambridge draw up this agreement with the aim of promoting cooperation in the field of academic research on Buddhist manuscripts from Dunhuang.
The DEF, in association with the DIRI has provided funding to establish Dunhuang Buddhist Manuscripts Research Project (DBMRP) under the leadership of Dr. Imre Galambos.
The agreement was signed on 12 December 2017 by Phrasudhammayanavidesa (Most Venerable Sudhammo) Chairman: Board of Directors, The 60th Dhammachai Education Foundation & Dhammachai International Research Institute; Professor Mikael Adolphson, Head of Department of East Asian Studies and Chair of Japanese Studies and Dr Imre Galambos, Director: DBMRP, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge