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The Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture was founded in 1976 and incorporated into Nanzan University in 1979. Through its symposia, colloquia, research projects, & a wide array of publications, the community of scholars that make up the Institute is dedicated to promoting dialogue among religions, philosophies, and cultures East and West. Its ample facilities and resource materials continue to attract scholars young and old from within Japan and around the world.
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Frontiers of Religion and Gender IV
Time: 16 October 2021, 13:00～15:30
Place: On-line Zoom Webinar
Speaker #1: Miki Mei (Dōshisha University )
Topic: ”Gender and The Realization of Women Deacons in the Japanese Anglican Episcopal Church”
Respondent: Eun Ja Lee (Kansei Gakuin University)
Speaker #2: Sawai Mayo (Risshō University)
Topic: ”Women Priests in Okinawa”
Respondent: Gotō Haruko (Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture)
Concluding comments: Kawahashi Noriko (International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture)
The Conference will be conducted in Japanese. Details here.
Institute Director Kim Seung Chul receives a pair of awards for his 2020 book Endō Shūsaku and the Detective Novel (in Japanese).