Category: Research Committee


Bryson, Megan

Institution: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Department: Department of Religious Studies

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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

Teiser, Stephen

Institution: Princeton University
Department: Department of Religion

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Stephen F. Teiser is D. T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies and Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Princeton University. His work traces the interaction between cultures using textual, artistic, and material remains from the Silk Road, specializing in Buddhism and Chinese religions. Continue reading

Goossaert, Vincent

Institution: École pratique des hautes études
Department: Sciences religieuses

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Vincent Goossaert is a historian, professor at EPHE. He was guest professor at Geneva University and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He works on the social history of modern Chinese religion, and has focused on Daoism, on religious specialists as professionals and social roles, on the politics of religion, and on the production of moral norms.Continue reading

Benn, James

King, Ross

Chen, Jinhua

Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Department of Asian Studies

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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