H-Shukyo (the Japanese term for "religion") is an international network dedicated to the scholarly discussion of Japanese religions. It is open to graduate students and professionals working on the academic study of Japanese religions.

H-Shukyo is currently looking for new editors to take over the network and take an active role in developing new online materials and resources for the field. We also looking for contributors, bloggers, discussants, resources gatherers, etc. If you are interested in helping build this site, please contact Patrick Cox, H-Net's Vice-President for Networks, at vp-net@mail.h-net.msu.edu.

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New H-Net Profiles and more


H-Net is happy to announce a few new features. 

Your Profile on H-Net now has a field for Dissertations and Theses in progress. H-Net Profiles are searchable by name, email, and interest, and people do look so we encourage you to fill in your profile. 

Multifaceted Divinities in Japan and Beyond

The Israeli Association for Japanese Studies is glad to announce the final program of the international conference:


Multifaceted Divinities in Japan and Beyond

Conference in Memory of Prof. Zwi Werblowsky (1924-2015)

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University

May 29-31, 2016


Day 1: May 29, 2016

Rabin Building

The Hebrew University, Jerusalem


CONF: Representation and Religion at the University of Pennsylvania, 19 March 2016

Dear all, 

I write to invite people in the Philadelphia area to an upcoming Japan studies event that will be held at the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, 19 March. The morning session will celebrate several recent donations to Penn's growing collection of Edo Period Japanese prints; the afternoon session features talks by three experts on Buddhism in contemporary Japan. 

More information about the venue and a link to the conference registration page can be found here