Institution: INALCO
Department: Département Chine

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Ji, Zhe

Ji, Zhe

Ji Zhe is professor of sociology at the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (Inalco) and director of the Centre d’études interdisciplinaires sur le bouddhisme (CEIB) in France. His main study areas are Buddhism and the relationship between religion and politics in modern and contemporary China. His recent publications include Religion, modernité et temporalité : une sociologie du bouddhisme chan contemporain (CNRS Editions, 2016), Making Saints in Modern China (co-edited with David Ownby and Vincent Goossaert, Oxford University Press, 2017), Buddhism after Mao: Negotiations, Continuities, and Reinventions (co-edited with Gareth Fisher and André Laliberté, University of Hawai‘i Press, 2019).