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.

Recent Content

CFP: On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan

On Belonging: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Japan
University of California, Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies

Conference Dates: April 7 – 8, 2017
Submissions Due: January 15, 2017
Email To: cjsgradconference@berkeley.edu
Website: http://cjsgradconference2017.weebly.com/

Seminar on Tannishō Commentarial Materials

The Centers for Japanese Studies and Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, together with Ōtani University and Ryūkoku University in Kyoto announce a workshop under the supervision of Mark Blum that will focus on critically examining premodern and modern hermeneutics of the Tannishō, a core text of the Shin sect of Buddhism, and arguably the most well-read religious text in postwar Japan.

CFP: International Max Planck Workshop "Sangha Economies"


International Max Planck Workshop

"Sangha Economies: Temple Organisation and Exchanges in Contemporary Buddhism"

21 – 22 September 2017

Organisers: Saskia Abrahms-Kavunenko, Christoph Brumann, Beata Świtek (Research Group “Buddhist Temple Economies in Urban Asia”, http://www.eth.mpg.de/3534110/buddhist_temple_economies)

Venue: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale, Germany


[Call for Papers] CIR Seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion 2017

Center for Information on Religion (hereafter CIR) host a seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion in Japanese for non-Japanese-native graduate students coming June in Tokyo.  The seminar calls for the papers of the well-motivated students who hope to have presentation and discussion with other participants in Japanese.