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KHK Visiting Research Fellow 2009
Reader in Japanese Religions and Japanese, Department for the Study of Religions, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, United Kingdom

Lucia Dolce specialises in Japanese religions and thought, with a particular research interest in the religiosity of the medieval period, including millenarian ideas and prophetic writings, the esotericisation of religious practice, and kami-Buddhas associations. She is also interested in Chinese Buddhist thought and in popular religion in contemporary Japan.


  • PhD (Leiden University)
  • Laurea M.A. (University of Venice)

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SOAS - University of London

Individual Researcher of The Power of Ritual

Former Fellow of Käte Hamburger Kolleg