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Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions

CJR - CSJR Seminars & Postgraduate Fora - Archive

Below is an archive of previous seminars held within the Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions.

Previous Events in this series

Eisai (Yôsai) and Tendai Esoteric Buddhism: The doctrinal system of a ritual practitioner

Shinya Mano (SOAS)

Eisai (Yôsai) and Tendai Esoteric Buddhism: The doctrinal system of a ritual practitioner

13 December 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Belief in print: the senshafuda tradition

Rebecca Salter (Chelsea College of Art, London)

Belief in print: the senshafuda tradition

6 December 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Jisha-engi, reizan-engi, shugendô-engi: Aspects of Japanese Foundation Narratives

Carina Roth (Université de Genève/ EPHE Paris)

Jisha-engi, reizan-engi, shugendô-engi: Aspects of Japanese Foundation Narratives

29 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Representations of the Body, Sex and Eroticism in medieval Buddhist literature

Raj Pandey (La Trobe University)

Representations of the Body, Sex and Eroticism in medieval Buddhist literature

22 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Rituals in Dôgen's Zen

Christian Steineck (Goethe-University Frankfurt /Main)

Rituals in Dôgen's Zen

1 November 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Yamato katsuragi hôzanki: Ryôbu Shintô and the Semiotic Construction of Medieval Mythological Discourse

Tatsuma Padoan (University of Venice Ca’ Foscari)

The Yamato katsuragi hôzanki: Ryôbu Shintô and the Semiotic Construction of Medieval Mythological Discourse

25 October 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Sukyo Mahikari: God's Light and Universal Principles

Sidney Chang (scientist and SM consultant)

Sukyo Mahikari: God's Light and Universal Principles

18 October 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Evoking and Appeasing Spirits: Portraits of Emperor Antoku and the Taira and the Illustrated Story of Emperor Antoku in Ritual Context

Naoko Gunji (SISJAC)

Evoking and Appeasing Spirits: Portraits of Emperor Antoku and the Taira and the Illustrated Story of Emperor Antoku in Ritual Context

11 October 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Standardizing the Buddhas: Reconsidering the Elite/Popular Distinction in Japanese Buddhism through the Lens of the Meiji Period

John Lo Breglio (UC Santa Barbara). Postgraduate Forum

Standardizing the Buddhas: Reconsidering the Elite/Popular Distinction in Japanese Buddhism through the Lens of the Meiji Period

22 March 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Preachers and Preaching Techniques in Medieval and Pre-modern Japan

Hartmut Rotermund (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes)

Preachers and Preaching Techniques in Medieval and Pre-modern Japan

8 March 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Queen Mother cult and Miwa rulers of Early Kofun Japan

Gina Barnes (SOAS)

The Queen Mother cult and Miwa rulers of Early Kofun Japan

1 March 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

A Buddhist Renaissance? Shifting Paradigms and Subverting Traditions within Japan's "Funeral" Buddhist Temples

John Nelson (University of San Francisco)

A Buddhist Renaissance? Shifting Paradigms and Subverting Traditions within Japan's "Funeral" Buddhist Temples

22 February 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Construction of Japanese Christian Communities in Early Modern Japan

Carla Tronu Montane (SOAS). Postgraduate Forum

The Construction of Japanese Christian Communities in Early Modern Japan

8 February 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

"Picturing" the Rhetoric of Salvation: The Reception and Illustration of Chujohime's Legend

Monica Dix (SISJAC)

"Picturing" the Rhetoric of Salvation: The Reception and Illustration of Chujohime's Legend

1 February 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Fudô: Japanese Versions of a Tantric Deity

Clemente Beghi (Cambridge University). Postgraduate Forum

Fudô: Japanese Versions of a Tantric Deityi

25 January 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Iconoclasm of Sacred Space: The Mythology of shinbutsu bunri

Gaynor Sekimori (University of Tokyo)

The Iconoclasm of Sacred Space: The Mythology of shinbutsu bunri

18 January 2007, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM