On 5 March 2015 CEASG member Stefania Tavagnin will speak about Models of Cross-strait Lineage Construction for Taiwanese Buddhism at SOAS, University of London.
Buddhist monastery is a structure of several buildings, some more visible and visited than others. The less visible buildings, this research argues, offer crucial data on the micro-history of the resident community. The Fuhui Pagoda (fuhui tayuan 福慧塔院 ) is one of those less visible and less visited parts of the Fuyan complex in Xinzhu, but the study of its configuration and development are essential to better understand how the Fuyan monastic community is creating its own retrospective micro-history. That micro-history then becomes a core agent in unwrapping and disclosing the contextual macro-history Read more
Stefania Tavagnin is Rosalind Franklin Fellow and Assistant Professor of Religion in Asia. She is also Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Culture in Asia and a Member of the Editorial Board of the 'Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China' and of the the Advisory Editorial Board of 'Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception'. Stefania researches different forms and levels of engagement between religion - especially Buddhism - and modernity in the Chinese context(s).
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