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Nanzan Seminar for the Study of Japanese Religions

April 19, 2013

[ Date/time ] Saturday June 1 to Sunday June 2, 2013
[ Schedule for the Seminar ]
Saturday June 1
1:00 p.m. Opening
Overview of purpose and administrative announcements
1:10 p.m. Opening lecture (Introduction to topics by discussants)
Recent research and message to Japanese religious researchers
2:20 p.m. Presenter 1
Kevin Wilson (University of Southern California)
The dependent origination of the temples and shrines of the Hachiman faith and the creation of cultural capital
3:40 p.m. Intermission
4:00 p.m. Presenter 2
Ethan Bushelle (Harvard University, Rikkyo University)
The secrets of Seppodo: The late-Heian period Temporin Hiden of Daigo-ji Temple
5:30 p.m. Presenter 3
Caleb Carter (University of California, Los Angeles, Keio University)
The growth of medieval Shugendo: a case study of Mt. Togakushi
7:00 p.m. Reception
Sunday June 2
9:30 a.m. Presenter 4
Mick Deneckere (University of Cambridge)
For enlightenment and education: The great contribution of learned Buddhist priests in the Bunmei-Kaika Movement of the 1870s
11:00 a.m. Presenter 5
Bernat Marti-Oroval (University of Valencia)
Kiyozawa Manshi’s theory of the soul
12:20 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Presenter 6
Mun Heajin (Hanyang University)
Research about the religious nature of the Namsan Daesingung prior to the annexation of Korea by Japan (1910)
3:00 p.m. Presenter 7
Alice Freeman (University of Oxford)
The Kodo Zen of Omori Sogen and Western society
4:20 p.m. Intermission (group photo)
4:40 p.m. Presenter 8
Jolyon Thomas (Princeton University, Tokyo University)
Occupation or proselytization? The religious policies of GHQ
6:00 p.m. General discussion & closing remarks
7:15 p.m. Social gathering
[ Inquiries ]

Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture
18 Yamazato-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Pref. 466-8673
E-mail:nirc-office@ic.nanzan-u.ac.jp      Phone:052-832-3111     Fax:052-833-6157