SOAS University of London

Japan Research Centre

JRC Seminar Programme

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Stamping out Death in Japanese Buddhist Palimpsests

Dr Halle O'Neal (University of Edinburgh)

This talk explores the highly visual and poignant relationship between the materiality of paper, embodied writing, and stamped Buddha figures in medieval Japanese mourning practices.

19 February 2020, Russell Square: College Buildings, Djam Lecture Theatre (DLT), 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM