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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.
Log of Events for the 2018–2019 Academic Year
News & Announcements
Nanzan Visiting Research Fellow Jacynthe Tremblay honored with Canada-Japan Literary Award
Nanzan Research Salon
Date: 30 November 2018
Place: Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture, 1st Floor Meeting Room
Speaker: Kawamura Tadanobu (Kokugakuin University)
Topic: A Legal Perspective on Shinto Shrines and the Meiji Restoration
A dinner for interested participants will follow.
Date: 7 December 2018
Time: 5:00–6:00, discussion 6:10-7:00 (in Japanese)
Place: Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture, 2nd Floor Meeting Room
Speaker: Paul Groner (University of Virginia)
Topic: Reflections on the Movement to Revive the Vinaya in Kamakura Japan with a focus on Shingon Ritsu 真言律 (Esoteric-Vinaya) Eison’s 叡尊 Chōmonshū 聴聞集
The presentation will be made in Japanese. A dinner for interested participants will follow.
Nanzan Institute/Nagoya University joint
"Seminar for the Study of Japanese Religions #2"
Dates: 13–14 January 2019
Place: Nanzan Institute for Religion & Culture
Reading Endō Shūsaku