Cluster 4.1: Talismans and Talisman Cultures in Contemporary Vietnam and Japan: Meaning, Making, Medium

Cluster 4.1: Talismans and Talisman Cultures in Contemporary Vietnam and Japan: Meaning, Making, Medium

Cluster Leader: Cynthea Bogel, Kyushu University Co-cluster leader:  Hien Thi Nguyen, Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Arts Studies This cluster project investigates the religious, historical, material, practical, and iconographic dimensions of talismans/amulets in contemporary contexts in Vietnam, Korea, and Japan, with particular attention to talismans that share Buddhist and Continue reading