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Department of the Study of Religions

Dr Antonello Palumbo

LAUREA MA PHD (NAPLES)

Overview

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Department of the Study of Religions

Senior Lecturer in Chinese Religions

Centre of Buddhist Studies

Committee Member, Centre of Buddhist Studies

Name:
Dr Antonello Palumbo
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4768
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
345
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 10am-12pm

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Aristotle Dy, Marginal Buddhists: Religion, Social Work, and Cultural Identity of the Chinese in the Philippines
  • Janine Nicol, Daoxuan and the Shijia fangzhi: The Creation of a Buddhist Sacred Geography of China.
  • Malcolm McNeill, Narrative Agency in 13-14th Century Chan Figure Painting: A Study of Hagiography-Iconography Text-Image Relationships
  • Shi Longdu, Buddhism and the State in Medieval China: A Case Study of Three Persecutions of Buddhism in Chinese History, 446-845
  • Sinae Kim, Buddhist Scripture and Oral Performance in Medieval China: A Study on the Dunhuang Manuscripts of the “Sūtra Lecture Text on the Vimalakīrti Nirdeśa Sūtra” (Weimojiejing jiangjingwen 維摩詰經講經文)

Expertise

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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
  • China
Languages
  • Italian

Publications

Authored Books

Palumbo, Antonello (2013) An early Chinese commentary on the Ekottarika-āgama: The Fenbie gongde lun 分別功德論 and the history of the translation of the Zengyi ahan jing 增一阿含經. Taipei: Dharma Drum Publishing Co. / Fagu wenhua 法鼓文化. (Dharma Drum Buddhist College Research Series 7)

Book Chapters

Palumbo, Antonello (2012) 'Models of Buddhist Kingship in Early Medieval China.' In: Yu, Xin 余欣, (ed.), Zhonggu shidai de liyi, zongjiao yu zhidu 中古時代的禮儀、宗教與制度 (New Perspectives on Ritual, Religion and Institution in Medieval China). Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe 上海古籍出版社, pp. 287-338.

Palumbo, Antonello (2011) 'Il Buddhismo dall'Asia Centrale alla Cina.' In: D'Arelli, Francesco and Callieri, Pierfrancesco, (eds.), A Oriente: Città, uomini e dei sulle Vie della Seta. Milano: Mondadori Electa, pp. 74-77.

Palumbo, Antonello (2008) 'Il rotolo manicheo di Pechino [The Beijing Manichaean Scroll].' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume III, Il mito e la dottrina: testi manichei dell'Asia Centrale e della Cina. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 293-336.

Palumbo, Antonello (2008) 'La dottrina manichea nel «Compendio» di Dunhuang.' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume III, Il mito e la dottrina: testi manichei dell'Asia Centrale e della Cina. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 337-346.

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'Dharmaraksa and Kanthaka. White Horse Monasteries in Early Medieval China.' In: Verardi, G. and Vita, S., (eds.), Buddhist Asia 1: Papers from the First Conference of Buddhist Studies Held in Naples in May 2001. Kyoto: Italian School of East Asian Studies, pp. 167-216.

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'La conversione degli Uiguri al Manicheismo: la versione cinese. [The Conversion of the Uighurs to Manichaeism: The Chinese version].' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume I, Mani e il Manicheismo. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 249-277.

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'Mani in Cina. [Mani in China].' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume I, Mani e il Manicheismo. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 281-316.

Articles

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'Critical Review of: Tiziana Lippiello, Auspicious Omens and Miracles in Ancient China: Han, Three Kingdoms and Six Dynasties.' Annali, 63 . pp. 268-276.

Palumbo, Antonello (1997) 'On the Author and Date of the Zhenzheng lun: An Obscure Page in the Struggle between Buddhists and Taoists in Mediaeval China.' Annali dell'Istituto Universitario Orientale - Napoli, 57 (3-4). pp. 305-322.

Conference or Workshop Items

Palumbo, Antonello (2011) What Chinese sources really have to say about the dates of the Buddha. In: XVIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, 22 June 2011, Dharma Drum Buddhist College, Jinshan, Taiwan. (Unpublished)

Palumbo, Antonello (2010) From Constantine the Great to Emperor Wu of the Liang: The rhetoric of imperial conversion and the divisive emergence of religious identities in Late Antique Eurasia. In: Conversion in Late Antiquity: Christianity, Islam, and Beyond (Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar), 16 January 2010, University of Oxford, Corpus Christi College. (Unpublished)

Palumbo, Antonello (2007) Literary Evidence on Han Buddhism: A Brief Reassessment. In: Cultural Encounters Between Han and Tang: New Research on Early Imperial China (International Workshop), 23 February 2007, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. (Unpublished)

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