[Copy]Call for Paper: CIR Seminar for the Study of Japanese Culture and Religion 2014
[Papers in 2014 seminar are available]
Melanie Coughlin（McGill University） 西谷啓治の宗教論:フォイエルバッハの感覚理解が何故、問題であるのか
Timothy Benedict（Princeton University） 日本ホスピスにおける「スピリチュアルペイン」を巡る議論
Danilo Giambra（University of Otago） 生長の家総裁・谷口雅宣氏：ソーシャルネットワーキングサービス上でカリスマ性のある宗教的な指導者を(再)紹介する
Yiftach Raphael Govreen （Hebrew University） 平和の島、基地の島：沖縄県民の中の米軍基地
Andrea Castiglioni （Columbia University/慶応大学） 江戸時代の湯殿山信仰における一世行人の活動
Accepted attendants will be paid for a round-trip ticket (Economy, JPY 200 thousands in maximum), modest per diem for the seminar stay. Housing will be served by CIR as well.
We CIR will invite 6 students in maximum among all the non-Japanese-native graduate student applicants who belong to the university or institution outside Japan for the study of Japanese Culture and Religion. We intend to encourage networking and inspiring discussions beyond language barrier among young scholars and experts in Japan.
[discussion in Japanese]
Presentation and discussion should be in Japanese though we accept additional explanation in English. The attendants are required to join all the sessions of one and a half days seminar, to demonstrate their paper in Japanese, and to contribute to the discussion to the presentation of others in Japanese.
The applicant should submit the filled application form with abstract both English (200-300 words) and Japanese (600-900 characters) until March 15 2014 as attachment to the e-mail to Dr. Kenta Kasai [firstname.lastname@example.org]. The title of the e-mail should include a tag as “[CIR Seminar 2014 Application]”. CIR will notice to all the applicants the result of the selection in the first week of the April.
[preparation of the attendant]
The attendants are required to submit the paper (either in Japanese or in English) as e-mail attachment until May 15th, 2014 to be distributed for the commentator in advance. We may decline if the paper would not arrive until the deadline. Each Attendants have 45 minutes for presentation and another 45 minutes for discussion. The Paper should be in any format in 5000 words (English) or 10000 characters (Japanese) in maximum. It will be used for discussion and published in pdf at the website of CIR as a record of the seminar.
Venue: Center for Information on Religion, Tokyo
Date: June 14, 2014 (Sat) – June 15, 2014 (Sun)
Detail of the call and application are available as following links (in Japanese)
Call for Paper in Detail
Application deadline: March 15, 2014
Please feel free to ask any questions to us.