Workshop on Religion and Social Engagement in Japan

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Dear H-Japan members,

The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture will host a workshop on Friday, October 18th from 5pm-7pm on the topic of religion and social engagement in Japan. The talks are open to the public. Please join us if you are in the area. See below for details.


Matthew McMullen

Workshop on Religion and Social Engagement in Japan

Time: 18 October 2019 (Friday), 17:00–19:20
Speaker 1: Adam Lyons, Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies
Topic:“Between Dharma and Law: Role Tensions in the Japanese Prison Chaplaincy”
Speaker 2: Timothy Benedict, Kwansei Gakuin University
Topic:“Locating Spiritual Care in Japanese Society”
Speaker 2: Justin Stein, Bukkyō University
Topic:“Colonialism, Nationalism, and International Buddhist Youth Conferences in the 1930s”
Place: Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, 2F Conference Room
The presentations will be delivered in English, discussion in English and Japanese.