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Adamek, Wendi

Institution: University of Calgary
Department: Department of Classics and Religion
Email: wadamek@ucalgary.ca

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Wendi Adamek is an Associate Professor and the Numata Chair in Buddhist Studies in the Department of Classics and Religion.Continue reading


Anderl, Christoph

Institution: University of Ghent
Department: Centre for Buddhist Studies
Email: christoph.anderl@ugent.be

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Christoph Anderl is a Professor in the Centre for Buddhist Studies. His main research interest is the study of Medieval Chinese, as reflected in Buddhist texts (Buddhist Hybrid Chinese), including syntax, semantics, and rhetorical devices. Continue reading


Andrews, Susan

Baker, Vicky

Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Department of Asian Studies
Email: vicky.baker@ubc.ca

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Vicky is the Project Manager for the SSHRC-funded project “From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions”. She has worked at the University of British Columbia for over ten years, Continue reading


Barrett, T.H.

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Department: Department of Religions and Philosophies
Email: tb2@soas.ac.uk

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T.H. Barrett is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Religions and Philosophies at SOAS University of London. His research interests focus on the history of Chinese religion, notably Taoism and Buddhism and pre-modern Chinese history, especially the Tang period.Continue reading


Benn, James

Bingenheimer, Marcus

Institution: Temple University
Department: Department of Religion
Email: marcus.bingenheimer@temple.edu

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Marcus Bingenheimer 馬德偉 teaches in the Department of Religion. He was born in Germany. He obtained an MA (Sinology) and Dr.phil (History of Religions) from Würzburg University and an MA (Communication Studies) from Nagoya University. Continue reading


Buswell, Robert

Institution: UCLA
Department: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Email: buswell@humnet.ucla.edu

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Robert E. Buswell Jr., Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies in the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, is the Irving and Jean Stone Chair in Humanities at UCLA, and the founding director of the university’s Center for Buddhist Studies and Center for Korean Studies.Continue reading


Brook, Tim

Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Department of History
Email: tim.brook@ubc.ca

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Timothy Brook is a Professor in the Department of History. He works on the social and cultural history of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the Japanese occupation of China during World War Two, and historical perspectives on world history and human rights.Continue reading


Chen, Jinhua

Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Department of Asian Studies
Email: jinhua.chen@ubc.ca

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Jinhua Chen is Professor of East Asian intellectual history (particularly religions) at the University of British Columbia, where he also served as the Canada Research Chair in East Asian Buddhism (2001-2011). He additionally held short-term teaching positions at other universities including the University of Virginia (2000-2001), the University of Tokyo (2003-04), and Stanford University (2012).Continue reading


Chen, Ming

Institution: Peking University
Department: Department of South Asian Studies, The School of Foreign Languages
Email: aryachen@pku.edu.cn

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Choi, Heawon

Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Department of Asian Studies
Email: heawon.choi@ubc.ca

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Heawon Choi is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Asian Studies. Her research interests include, but are not limited to, Buddhist traditions in East Asia and the intellectual and cultural history of Chinese religions with a special focus on the early to medieval era. She is particularly interested in the Chinese reception of Buddhism and the interaction and conflicts between Buddhism and native traditions. Continue reading


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