lunes, 16 de febrero de 2015

SEMINARS> SOAS Seminars and Lecture on Japanese Premodern Buddhism

Dear H-Buddhism ML members,
We would like to draw your attention to two upcoming seminars on Japanese premodern Buddhism delivered at SOAS by Prof. Okubo Ryoshun (Waseda University) and Prof. Bernard Faure (Columbia University), and to the upcoming Tsuda Lecture by Prof. Bernard Faure, sponsored by SOAS JRC. The two seminars are organised as joint events by the Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions and the Centre for Buddhist Studies at SOAS. Details of the events are included below.
Kind regards,
Tatsuma Padoan
Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions
and Centre for Buddhist Studies
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)  
Thursdays, 5-7pm, B102 (Brunei Gallery)

Thursday, February 19 – CSJR Seminar (Round Table)
Tendai Esoteric Buddhism (Taimitsu): Reconsidering its Distinctive Features in the Early Heian Period
Ōkubo Ryōshun (Waseda University)

Wednesday, February 25 – Tsuda Lecture (sponsored by SOAS JRC)
‘Give me Some Skin’: The Cult of Datsueba in Medieval Japan
Bernard Faure (Columbia University)
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS Main Building
*Please note different time and place*

Thursday, February 26 – CSJR Seminar (Round Table)
Gods and Demons of Medieval Japan
Bernard Faure (Columbia University)


This event is free and no registration is required.
For further information on the event, please contact Tatsuma Padoan or visit 
For directions to the venue please visit

Tatsuma PADOAN, PhD
Newton Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of the Study of Religions
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG