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: http://wo.uio.no/as/WebObjects/nettlogg.woa/wa/melding?id=54571&logg=8487
(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...