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Tags: Annual Asian Studies Lecture Series

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 5:00pm
Marko Geslani (PhD, Yale 2011) is a historian of religion specializing in ritual studies and medieval Hinduism. His first book, Rites of the God-King: Śānti and Ritual Change in Early Hinduism (OUP 2018), forms a historiographic critique of Hinduism through a history of omen-appeasement (śānti) rituals, from late Vedic ritual manuals to medieval Hindu purāṇas. His current research explores the role of the astrological tradition (jyotiḥśāstra) on…
Mon, 11/11/2019 - 5:00pm
Dr. Pierce Salguero is a transdisciplinary medical humanities scholar who explores historical and contemporary intersections between Buddhism, medicine, and cross-cultural exchange. He teaches Asian history, medicine, and religion at Penn State University’s Abington College, located near Philadelphia. The major theme in his scholarship is discovering the role of Buddhism in the global transmission and local reception of knowledge about health,…

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