CISMOR Seminar

Date Theme Lecturer
2021/07/10
”The Challenge of Translating the Bible”
  • Prof. Robert Alter (professor of the Graduate School, and Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.)
2021/07/03
“Early Jewish and early Christian Apocalypticism”
  • Prof. Dr. Samuel Vollenweider (Professor of the Study of New Testament and early Christian Literature Faculty of Theology, University of Zurich, Switzerland)
2021/04/24
Questioning the WAR in Tigray, Ethiopia, since November 2020 News, doubts, facts and counterfacts
  • Prof. Éloi Ficquet , Professor of Center for Social Sciences Studies of Religions (CéSor), School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris
2021/02/13
Where Are the Women in Eternity?
  • Prof. Gina Luria Walker, Professor of Women's Studies, Director of the New Historia, The New School, New York
2020/10/17
What is the Antonym of Sin? Christianity and The Place of Dazai’s Narrative in the Literary Discourse of the Pre- and Postwar Years
  • Prof. Massimiliano Tomasi (Western Washington University, Director, Center for East Asian Studies)
2020/01/09
The God Who is Affected by Human Problems: Atonement Through Israelite Purification Offerings
  • Prof. Roy E. Gane (Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Languages Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary)
2019/11/18
Deborah Romm – A Cultural Agent and Marketing Genius in 19th Century Europe
  • Prof. Mordechai (Motti) Zalkin ( Professor, Dept. of Jewish History, Ben-Gurion University )
2019/11/07
【cancelled】Challenges of Nation-state, Islam and Transnationalism in the Middle East: Turkish Perspectives
  • Dr. Hasan Murat MERCAN(Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Japan )
2019/10/03
“Between Judaism, Christ and Zen: Leonard Cohen prays to his God”
  • Dr. Doron B. COHEN (CISMOR Research Fellow Part-time lecturer, Graduate School of Theology, Doshisha University)
2019/09/18
“Urban Religion Religion and the City in Historical Perspective”
  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Rüpke ( Vice Director of the Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt)
2019/06/04
“Religious Voices and the Making of Modern Human Rights 70 Years After the UDHR”
  • Dr. Peter Petkoff(Senior Lecturer, Brunel University School of Law Director of the Religion, Law and International Relations Program, a collaborative international research network at Regent's Park College, Oxford, and Managing Editor of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion)
2019/06/03
“Are Catastrophes Inherited? The Case of the Second Generation of the Holocaust”
  • Prof. Yigal Schwartz (Professor at the Department of Hebrew Literature Founding Director of the Heksherim Research Institute for Jewish and Israeli Literature & Culture, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)
2018/11/08
The Phantom of the Holocaust: An Interdisciplinary Discussion of Trauma
  • Dr. Rina Dudai (Senior Lecturer at the Kibbutzim College of Education and Tel Aviv Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis)
2018/10/06
“The Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls as Representing Variety in Judaism and Early Christianity”
  • Emanuel Tov (Judah Leib Magnes Professor, Emeritus Department of Bibile, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
2018/04/19
“Christians in Aleppo (16th-19th Century) : communities and individuals”
  • Prof. Bernard André Heyberger, Director d’études , Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
2018/05/26
”When the Missionary Meets the Other: The case of a Dane, Jens M.T. Winther (1874-1970) – Based on His Own Words”
  • Prof. Christian M. Hermansen ( School of Law and Politics, Kwansei Gakuin University)
2017/11/16
“Modern Extremist Groups and the Division of the World: A Critique from an Islamic Perspective”
  • Dr. Masaki NAGATA
2017/10/27
“Overcoming the Doctrinal Gap: Parallelism in Contemporary Buddhist-Muslim Perceptions”
  • Dr. Kieko OBUSE, Visiting Researcher, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
2017/05/25
“Conservative Christians in Donald Trump’s America”
  • Prof. Gavin James CAMPBELL, Graduate School of Global Studies
2017/04/25
“Toyohiko Kagawaʼs Concept of Religion: With a Focus on the Relationship between Religion & Science”
  • Mr. Stig LINDBERG, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University
2016/07/06
“Laozi as a God: What Was Lost in the Western Imagination of Daoism?”
  • Prof. James Robson, East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University
2016/06/16
“Study Abroad in Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S.”
  • Prof. Thomas Henry Rohlich, Associate Kyoto Program (AKP) at Doshisha University
2016/05/30
“Mithraism in Pannonia”
  • Dr. Blanka MISIC, Department of Ancient Civilizations, Champlain College Lennoxville, Canada
2015/10/20
“Transpacific Protestantism in the Age of Empire”
  • Prof. James CAMPBELL, Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University
2015/06/05
“Muslim-Christian Dialogue: From Polemicism to Friendship”
  • Dr. Brandon Gallaher, Lecturer in Christian Theological Studies at the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Exeter
2015/01/08
“Ferguson, Missouri: what happened on August 9, 2014, and the debate that continues”
  • Talk by Rev'd T. James Kodera, PhD Professor of Religion at Wellesley College
2014/07/11
“Memories or Politics? Relations between China and Japan”
  • Professor Alan Hunter (Professor of Asian Studies, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, UK Visiting Professor of Graduate School of Global Studies, Doshisha University)
2014/06/03
“The Orthodox Church and Inter-faith Dialogue”
  • Doctor Brandon Gallaher (British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford)
2014/04/02
“Christianity in China”
  • Reverend Doctor Kim-Kwong Chan (Executive Secretary, Hong Kong Christian Council)