Women and Buddhism: Problems and Prospects

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October 11, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Otani University Shin Buddhist Comprehensive Research Institute

International Buddhism Research Project organizes


International Symposium

Women and Buddhism: Problems and Prospects


Date: 11th October 2019, Friday

Place: multi-media seminar room, Otani University




10:30~10:50     Welcome and Introductory Remarks


10:50~11:50     Rev.Keiko Mochizuki (in Japanese, a brief summary will be given in English)

                (member of the sect assembly of Shinshu Otani sect of Shin Buddhism)

                        Role of Women in the Temples of Shin Buddhism”


12:00~13:00     Lunch break


13:00~14:00     Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken (SAI, Heidelberg University, Germany)

“Tradition as Innovation: American and European Bhikkhunīsaghas”


14:00~15:00     Dr. Christie Chang (CIEE@National Chengchi University, Taipei)

Leading to Liberation and New Horizons through

Networking Buddhist Women & Bridging Worlds


15:00~17:00     Open Discussion


17:30~20:00     Dinner

Contact Info: 

Dr.S.R.Dash (person in charge of this symposium)