PERSONS

Jörg Plassen


Professor for East Asian Religions,
Religions of East Asia, Department of East Asian Studies / Center for Religious Studies

Address:
Prof. Dr. Jörg Plassen
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Fakultät für Ostasienwissenschaften
Religionen Ostasiens
Universitätsstr. 134, Raum 2/23
44801 Bochum
Germany

Phone:  
+49 (0)234 32-22316

Email: 
joerg.plassen[at]rub.de

Counseling Hours :
Mon 14-16 h (during term), or on appointment


Areas of Research:

Early Korean Hwaom- and Samnon-Buddhism in East Asian Context -- Authorship and intertextuality in Tang dynasty Huayan/Hwaom/Kegon texts (combining digital text mining and traditional philological methods) -- Literary and Pragmatic Dimensions of Buddhist Commentaries (especially Writing and Reading as Spiritual Practice) -- Religious Processes of Transfer (“Sinification of Buddhism”, Interdependencies between Buddhism and Taoism / Xuanxue, Buddho-Confucian Interactions in China and Korea).


Publications:

For a rather regularly updated list, please consult my Academia.edu page.