From the Ephemeral to the Eternal: Modest Materialities of the Sacred in Japan

Discarded daruma
Event - Sainsbury Institute

Thursday 2 July, 2015
9:30am BST - 6:00pm BST

Sainsbury Institute



Lucia Dolce
Numata Reader in Japanese Buddhism
Chair of the Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions, SOAS

Naoko Gunji
Independent Scholar (of Japanese Art History)

Christine Guth
Senior Tutor, Asian Design, Victoria and Albert Museum and Royal College of Art History of Design Programme

Fabio Gygi
Lecturer in Anthropology with reference to Japan, SOAS

Caroline Hirasawa
Associate Professor of Japanese Art History, Sophia University
Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow

Benedetta Lomi
Assistant Professor of Japanese Culture, University of Virginia

Tatsuma Padoan
Newton Postdoctoral Fellow (British Academy), SOAS

Rajyashree Pandey
Reader, Asian Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London

Gaynor Sekimori
Research Associate, Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions, SOAS

Mark Teeuwen
Professor – East Asia Studies, University of Oslo

The workshop is co-organised by Caroline Hirasawa and Lucia Dolce.

Free to attend to students and scholars interested in the subject. Registration is required as seats are limited. To book your seat, please contact Sainsbury Institute.

Sponsored by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts And Cultures

Co-organised with CSJR, School of Oriental and African Studies

Image: Discarded daruma

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