Personal information Jörg Plassen  

Prof. Dr. Jörg Plassen

Room: Universitätsstr. 142 MB 3.97
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-22316
Office 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).


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