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Oslo-Tohoku International Workshop: Buddhism in Japanese History – New Perspectives

January 26, 2018 - 13:00-17:30

This joint event organsied organised by Oslo University and Tohoku University welcomes you to a whole-day workshop on Buddhism in Japanese history. A brief programme of the day will include the following talks: 

A Buddhaless Pure Land: The Secularization of the Afterlife in Japan, SATŌ Hiroo
SATŌ Hiroo is professor at the Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University. His academic field is the history of Japanese thought.

Buddhism and the Administration of Faith in Edo Japan, Mark Teeuwen
Mark Teeuwen is Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Oslo. He has published widely on the history of Japanese religion, with a focus on Shinto.

Buddhism in Modern Japan: Networks and Scholarship, Orion Klautau
Orion Klautau is associate professor of Japanese Studies at Tohoku University’s Graduate School of International Cultural Studies.

Buddhism First, Heritage Second: Cultural Heritage On and Off Display at Nishi Honganji, Morgaine Wood
Morgaine Wood is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Oslo. Her doctoral thesis focuses on comparing active religious sites in Japan that have been inscribed, or are currently seeking inscription, on the UNESCO World Heritage List.


For questions or more information on the workshop please mail vladimir.tikhonov@ikos.uio.no

Oslo-Tohoku International Workshop: Buddhism in Japanese History – New Perspectives


January 26, 2018


Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum
Tohoku University Global Japanese Studies Initiative


P.A. Munchs hus, seminar room 6, University of Oslo