Europe Japan Research Centre (EJRC) Seminar Series

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Who this event is for

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  • Staff - research
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Location

JHB307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site

Details

Early 20th century Japanese Buddhist Perceptions of Western Imperialism and Why they Matter with guest speaker John LoBreglio, Oxford Brookes University

John LoBreglio&aphos;s doctoral research examines the doctrinal, ritual and institutional modernisation of Sōtō Zen Buddhism during the Meiji period (1868-1911) and considers the implications that these changes have for the Buddhist institutions in contemporary Japan.

He is also interested in the study of Japanese religions from pre-history to the present, East Asian Buddhism generally, and methodological issues in the study of religion.