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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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Nanzan Salon 12
Time： 19 March 2021 (Friday), 17:30–19:30 (Zoom conference, details here)
Opening remarks： Kim Seung Chul, Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture
Speaker 1: Gotō Haruko, Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture
Topic：“The Experience of an Uncle: Thoughts on the Collected Talks on Francophilia”
Speaker 2: Saitō Takashi, Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture
Topic：“The Religiosity of Horror: The Grand Guignol as an Object of Abjection”
The Salon will be held in Japanese.
Institute Director Kim Seung Chul receives a pair of awards for his 2020 book Endō Shūsaku and the Detective Novel (in Japanese).