Satsuma Chair

lglor2839  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Satsuma Chair
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Teacher(s)
Vielle Christophe (coordinator);
Language
French
Prerequisites
None.
Main themes
Series of conferences on the Far Eastern, Indian or Buddhist world.
The Chair will propose an in-depth analysis of a theme relating to the Far Eastern, Indian and Buddhist world, in its widest sense, in history as well as in the contemporary world.
This theme will change each year, and may treat, without this list being restrictive or exhaustive, religious, philosophical, socio-anthropological, cultural, historical, philological or literary questions.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of the series, students will be capable of identifying the sources, methods and results, notably in terms of logic and/or structure, of an in-depth analysis of a question relating to the Far Eastern, Indian or Buddhist world, in its widest sense. He will also be able to reconstitute the analyses proposed in teaching productions and to identify the limits or the biases of the proposals, as well as alternative angles of approach.
 
Content
In 2020-2021 : D. Esler, "Comparaison structurale des pratiques contemplatives bouddhiques et chrétiennes", Thursdays 25 February, 4 , 11 and 18 March 2021, 16:15-18:15 pm.
In 2018-2019 : D. Esler, "Approcher la méditation bouddhique au Tibet ancien Entre repérage doxographique et expérience contemplative".
In 2016-2017 : C. Lefrancq, "L'archéologie au Bengale et les dynasties    Pala-Sena. Entre dictionnaire et truelle".
In 2014-2015 : V. Degroot, "Srivijaya et le royaume javanais de Mataram. Entre mythe et reconstruction historique".
In 2012-2013 : J.-M. Verpoorten, "Bouddhisme et brahmanisme".
In 2010-2011 : S. Smets, "Alchimie indienne, entre magie et tantrisme".
In 2009-2010 : E. Francis, "Royauté en Inde du Sud : les Pallavas, rois et brahmanes, entre humanité et divinité".
In 2008-2009 : F. Pain, "L'indianisation de l'Asie du Sud-Est".
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Relying on the competences of Asian or Western experts in the Far Eastern, Indian and Buddhist world, the Chair consists of three or four lectures, each of two hours.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

The evaluation of the student is based on a written work, whose exact subject and modalities will be fixed by the holder of the Chair.
Other information
The timetable and place of the lectures are fixed at the beginning of the second term at the latest, according to the availability of the invited lecturer. Additional information on the contents of the annual programme is available with the coordinator of the Chair (Prof. Christophe Vielle).
English-friendly course: course taught in French but offering facilities in English.
Online resources
An exchange of emails with the holder will permit students to know the on-line resources useful for their written work.
Bibliography
Fournie par le titulaire de la Chaire.
Provided by the holder of the Chair .
Faculty or entity


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Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
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