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  • Workshop Mahāyāna in Europe

    organisiert von Prof. Dr. Martin Krämer, Heidelberg University, 2–3 November 2017


    Mahāyāna in Europe: Japanese Buddhists and Their Contribution to Academic Knowledge on Buddhism in Nineteenth-Century Europe

    Heidelberg University, 2–3 November 2017
    Venue: Center for East Asian Studies, Akademiestr. 4–8, Room 102


    Thursday, 2 November 2017, 14:00–17:30
    The Academization of Buddhism in Meiji Japan

    Micah Auerback, Seminaries of the Jōdo Shinshū in Early Meiji Japan

    (coffee break)

    Orion Klautau, Guiding a Great Vehicle: The Mahāyāna and Buddhist Studies in
    Meiji Japan

    (coffee break)

    Mick Deneckere, Ishikawa Shuntai’s Introduction of the Concept of “science de religion”

    Friday, 3 November 2017, 10:00–12:15, 14:00–16:30
    The Spread of Knowledge about (Japanese) Buddhism in Europe

    John Harding, The Reception of Japanese Buddhism in North America before 1900

    (coffee break)

    Roland Lardinois, Sylvain Lévi and the Configuration of Indo-Chinese Studies in
    France ca. 1900

    (lunch break)

    Martin Baumann, The Reception of Theravada Buddhism in Europe in the Long
    Nineteenth Century

    (coffee break)

    Concluding Discussion, to be kicked off by an input by Hans Martin Krämer on The
    ‘Spiritualization’ of Religion Around 1900 and Japanese Buddhism