VESEY, Alexander

Alexander Vesey
Name
Alexander VESEY
Education
2003 Ph.D., Princeton University
2001, M.A., Princeton University
1995, M.A., University of Michigan
1984, B.A., University of South California
Specialization
Buddhist cultural history、Comparative cultural history
Courses
Introductory Seminar
Global History
Visual Media Methods
Buddhist Culture
Graduation Seminar
Graduation Project
Research topics
The Social history of early modern Buddhist temples and the clergy
The cultural history of Japanese religions.
Recent Activities and Publications
2016 “Kinsei jiin to nôson no kankei wo kanganaosu: Takaosan Yakuôin no rei ni motozuite” 「近世寺院と農村の関係を考え直すー高尾山薬王院の例に基づいて」in The Annual Report of the Institute for International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University 『明治学院大学国際学部付属研究所年報』, 19: 81-85.
2015 “Temples, Timber, and Negotiations: Buddhist-Lay Relations in Early Modern Japan through the Prism of Conflicts over Mountain Resources.” In Japan Review, 28 (2015): 67-101.
2012 “Bukkyô to Nihon no kokusai kôryû: kôryû ni yoru dentô no henka” 仏教と日本の国際交流:交流による伝統の変化. In Sensôji Bukkyô bunka kôza 浅草寺佛教文化講座, 56 (August): 55-75.
2010 “Kakuheiki to Beikoku shakai: Sumisonian jiken to ‘kioku’ no naka no genbaku tôka” 核兵器と米国社会:スミソニアン事件と「記憶」の中の原爆投下. In Prime, 31 (March).
2010 “Research Note: Micro-history and the Study of Early Modern Buddhism.” In Annual Report of the Institute for International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University 『明治学院大学国際研究所年報』 13 (December): 41-45.
2006 “Kinsei shinrin kanri to deiri wo kaishite miru jiin to sonraku no kankei” 近世森林管理と出入を介してみる寺院と村落の関係. In Nihonjin no shûkyô to shomin shinkô 日本人の宗教と庶民信仰. Ed. Tamamuro Fumio. Tokyo: Yoshikawa kôbunkan. 150-171.
2005 “For Faith and Prestige: The Social Dynamics of Religious Patronage in Tokugawa Japan.” Early Modern Japan vol. XII, no. 2 (Fall-Winter, 2004): 53-67.
2005 “Early Modern Japanese Urban Society and Competition Between Religious Groups.” Seminar Proceedings: The Horizon and Focus in Urban Cultural Theory. Osaka: Osaka City University Urban-Culture Research Center. 88-97.
2001 “’Entering the Temple': Priests, Peasants, and Village Contention in Tokugawa Japan. ” The Japanese Journal of Religious Studies (Special Edition: Local Religion in Tokugawa Japan) 28.3-4 (2001): 293-328

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