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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

FAMES Room 8/9
Event date: 
Monday, 22 January, 2024 - 17:00

“So how many Shintos were there.”

A discussion of the constantly changing significance of the word Shinto in Japanese history.

Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies, University of Cambridge. Books include The Diary of Lady Murasaki (tr.), 1996; The Religious Traditions of Japan: 500–1600, 2005; In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early Modern Japan, 1582–1860, 2017; Brill’s Encyclopedia of Buddhism, Vol. 4.2, (ed). History: Central and East Asia, 2023.