This course is discontinued

The powerpoint files of the last lectures are now uploaded.

Remember the deadline for the draft version of the qualifying essay (to be delivered on April 12th at the beginning of the lecture)

From next time onwards we will also use parts of each lecture to repeat some topics from previous lectures.

Apr. 3, 2007 12:44 AM

Dear students, here is some information on guest lectures which can be of interest for you:

(1) Elaine Jeffrey: Governmentality and China Studies

Place and time: 20. march, 16.15 - 18.00, auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups building (UB)

Information on the lecture:

(2) Prof. Jeff Shore (who is teaching at the Buddhist Hanazono Univ. in Kyoto) will give a guest lecture on Zen practice. Prof. Shore combines an academic perspective on Zen with an active practice as Zen monk.

Description:Jeff Shore is an American living in Kyoto, Japan. After studying and practicing Zen in the States for a decade, in 1981 moved to Japan to live and train at Rinzai Zen monasteries. He is a lay Zen man and Professor of International Zen at Hanazono University in Kyoto (the sole Rinzai Zen-affiliated university in the world), where he has taught since 1987. Based on thirt...

Feb. 28, 2007 3:24 PM

Materials for the next lecture on thursday are now uploaded.

Please remember that there is no lecture on March 1st!

Feb. 20, 2007 9:43 PM