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Brandstadt, Max

Institution: UC Berkeley
Department: Buddhist Studies
Email: max.brandstadt@berkeley.edu

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His research focuses on the history of Sui-Tang China’s Three Levels Movement (sanjie jiao), as well as broader issues of state-sangha relations in China.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


Bryson, Megan

Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Department: Department of Religious Studies
Email: mbryson4@utk.edu

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Megan Bryson is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research focuses on Buddhism and local religion in the Dali region of southwest China as well as the themes of gender and ethnicity in Chinese religions.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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CHEN Ming is currently a Professor and Head of the Department of South Asian Studies at Peking University. Since he was awarded a doctoral degree by Peking University in 1999, with a dissertation on Indian Medical Science, he has focused on the history of cultural communication between China and Central & South Asia in the Medieval Period, mainly but not exclusively in terms of medicine. Continue reading


Chi, Limei

Institution: Tsurumi University
Department: Center of Buddhism Studies
Email: forvimalakirti@gmail.com

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Limei Chi is an Associate Professor at the Center of Buddhism Studies of Tsurumi University in Japan. Her scholarship, to date mostly on texts connected with the Tiantai tradition in medieval China, but also on the history of certain important individuals in the tradition shows considerable her considerable skills in historical research.Continue reading


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


Copp, Paul

Institution: University of Chicago
Department: East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Email: pcopp@uchicago.edu

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Paul Copp is an Associate Professor in Chinese Religion and Thought, East Asian Languages and Civilizations. His research focuses on the history of religious practice in China during the eighth through the twelfth centuries. In particular, he studies material sources (manuscripts, amulets, seals, archaeological sites, etc) for the practices of Chinese Buddhism in this period.Continue reading


Crowther, Alice

Institution: Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, PSL-University
Department: IVe Section (Historical and Philological Sciences)
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Alice Crowther is a Phd Student at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes working, under the supervision of Prof. Pierre Marsone, on a dissertation on the history of the administration of the imperial hunting grounds of the Qing dynasty. Continue reading


Deng, Jue

Institution: Tianzhu Charitable Foundation of Guangdong
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Doell, Steffen

Institution: University of Hamburg
Department: Numata Center for Buddhist Studies
Email: steffen.doell@uni-hamburg.de

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Steffen Döll was appointed to the Numata Chair for Japanese Buddhism in 2015. He is currently pursuing research projects focusing on the entangled histories of religion and literature in East Asia; the construction of sacred spaces and topographies.Continue reading


Freundl, Diana

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