Prof. Dr. Jörg Plassen

Chair for Eastern Asian Religions

Professor for East Asian Religions
Section Religions of East Asia, Department of East Asian Studies / CERES

Office Hours

Mon 14–16 h (during term), or on appointment

Areas of Research

Early Korean Hwaŏm- und Samnon-Buddhism in East Asian Context, Literary and Pragmatic Dimensions of Buddhist Commentaries (especially Writing and Reading as Spiritual Practice), Religious Processes of Transfer (especially “Sinification of Buddhism”, Interdependencies between Buddhism and Taoism / Hsüan-hsüeh, Buddho-Confucian Interactions in Korea).

Professor of Center for Religious Studies

Member of Research Department of CERES RESEARCH DEPARTMENT

Former Projects and Responsibilities

Project Leader of Dynamics of Text Corpora and Image Programs and Patterns of Buddho-Confucian Interactions in Premodern Korea