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*The deadline to apply to this workshop has been extended to February 10, 2017*
Call for Papers: "Structure and Subordination: Law, Science, and Religion in East Asia"
April 22nd, 2017 at the University of Pennsylvania
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.
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
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.
We are pleased to announce that the Journal of Religion in Japan (JRJ) 5.2&3 is now available.
CALL FOR PAPERS
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
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