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Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions

Healing and Divination Workshop

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED

Date: 25 June 2010Time: 12:00 AM

Finishes: 26 June 2010Time: All Day

Venue: Room: Multipurpose Room, Art Research Center

Type of Event: Workshop

The Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions is delighted to announce a workshop on Healing and Divination Practices, to be held at Ritsumeikan University (Kyoto) on the 25th and 26th of June. 

Please see the program below for further details (English and Japanese). The workshop will be conducted mainly in English.

The workshop is part of a Soas-Ritusmeikan joint project, sponsored by the PMI2 initiative and the British Council.

Please note that on this occasion the Ritsumeikan Art Centre is also exhibiting related material from the Fujii Eikan Bunko (http://www.arc.ritsumei.ac.jp/event/arc10/webexhi/100606/HandD.html).

Healing and Divination Workshop Program
Ritsumeikan University 25-26 June 2010
Day One (25 June 2010)

9:00 Registration & Morning Coffee

Morning Session:

  • 10:00 Visit of the Exhibition Healing and Divination: The Religion of the Medieval Japanese
  • 11:00 Masao Kawashima (Ritsumeikan University): ‘Manuscripts on healing and divination in the Fuji Eikan Archive’
  • 12:00 -13:00Lunch Break

Afternoon Session:

  • 13:00 Ryo Akama (Ritsumeikan University): Opening Remarks 'Omens in the World of Theatre'
  • Panel 1: Professional Healing: Onmyôdô and Folk Religion
  • 14:00 Giorgio Premoselli (Bukkyô University): ‘Divination and ceremonies for the healing of diseases in mid-Heian Onmyôdô’. 
  • 14:30 Benedetta Lomi (SOAS): ‘Striking dolls and casting spells: Onmyô exorcism in the Six Syllable Sutra ritual’. 
  • 15:00 Jane Alaszewski (SOAS/Bukkyô University): ‘Illness on an island without doctors: Ritual approaches to healing on Aogashima’.
  • Questions and discussion
  • 16:00  Coffee Break
  • Panel 2: Esoteric Practices
  • 16:30  Kigen-San Licha (SOAS): ‘Ghosts and foetuses: Divination and communal healing in Soto Zen kirigami’. 
  • 17:00  Elizabeth Tinsley (Ôtani University): ‘Oracles, lineage formation and monastic education at medieval Koya-san’.
  • Questions and discussion
  • 19:00 Dinner
Day Two (26 June 2010)

9:00 Morning Coffee

Morning Session:

  • Panel 1: Healing Functions of Popular Religious Practices
  • 9:30 Ikuyo Matsumoto (Ritsumeikan University): ‘Praying on the riverside: the devotional pagodas along the Kamogawa’.
  • 10:00 Marco Gottardo (Tamagawa University): ‘Magic words and holy waters: popular divine medicine in the cult of Mt. Fuji’.
  • Questions and discussion
  • 11:00 Coffee Break
  • Panel 2: Shamanic Healers  
  • 11:30 Naoko Kobayashi (Keio University): ‘Healing and divination during the Ontake Oza'. 
  • 12:00 Andrea Castiglioni (Columbia University): ‘Sacred poems and celestial foxes: Healing rituals in the Echigo Shugen tradition’.
  • Questions and discussion
  • 13:00 -14:30 Lunch Break

Afternoon Session:

  • 14:30 Tullio Lobetti (SOAS): ‘Magical healing and divination in late medieval Europe in comparative perspective’.
  • 15:00 Round Table: Reconsidering Healing Practices in Japanese Religion. Chairs: Lucia Dolce (SOAS) and Ikuyo Matsumoto  (Ritsumeikan University).
  • 17:30 Closing

 

「祈祷と占い Healing and Divination ─中世日本人の信仰─」

開催日: 2010年6月25日(金)、26日(土)の2日間 開催時間: 【25日】9:00から18:00まで【26日】9:00から17:30まで 会場: 立命館大学アート・リサーチセンター 二階多目的ルーム プログラム: ※主な使用言語は英語を予定しています。

1日目
  • 9:00 受付 10:00 展覧会鑑賞 
  • 11:00 川島 將生(立命館大学)
‘Manuscripts on healing and divination in the Fuji Eikan Archive’ 
  • 12:00 昼休憩 13:00 赤間 亮(立命館大学)
Opening Remarks 'Omens in the World of Theatre' 
  • 14:00 Giorgio Premoselli(佛教大学)
‘Divination and ceremonies for the healing of diseases in mid-Heian Onmyôdô’ 
  • 14:30 Benedetta Lomi(ロンドン大学SOAS)
‘Striking dolls and casting spells: Onmyô exorcism in the Six Syllable Sutra ritual’ 
  • 15:00 Jane Alaszewski(ロンドン大学SOAS/佛教大学)
‘Illness on an island without doctors: Ritual approaches to healing on Aogashima’ 
  • 15:30 質疑応答 
  • 16:00 休憩 
  • 16:30 Kigen-San Licha(ロンドン大学SOAS)
‘Ghosts and foetuses: Divination and communal healing in Soto Zen kirigami’
  • 17:00 Elisabeth Tinsley(大谷大学)
‘Oracles, lineage formation and monastic  education at medieval Koya-san’ 17:30 質疑応答
2日目
  • 9:00 受付 
  • 9:30 松本 郁代(立命館大学)
Praying on the riverside: the devotional pagodas along the Kamogawa’
  • 10:00 Marco Gottardo(玉川大学)
‘Magic words and holy waters: popular divine medicine in the cult of Mt. Fuji’ 
  • 10:30 質疑応答 
  • 11:00 休憩 
  • 11:30 小林 奈央子(慶應義塾大学)
‘Healing and divination during the Ontake Oza' 12:00 
  • Andrea Castiglioni(コロンビア大学)
‘Sacred poems and celestial foxes Healing rituals in the Echigo Shugen tradition’ 
  • 12:30 質疑応答 
  • 13:00 昼休憩 
  • 14:30 Tullio Lobetti(ロンドン大学SOAS)
‘Magical healing and divination in  late medieval Europe in comparative perspective’ 
  • 15:00 ラウンドテーブル: Reconsidering Healing Practices in Japanese Religion.
司会: Lucia Dolce(ロンドン大学SOAS)・松本 郁代(立命館大学) 
  • 17:30 閉会

Contact email: ld16@soas.ac.uk