Satsuma Chair

lglor2849  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Satsuma Chair
5 credits
15.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2017-2018
Main themes
Cycle de conférences sur le monde extrême-oriental, indien ou bouddhique.
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.

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


Au terme de cette activité, l'étudiant sera capable d'identifier les sources, les méthodes et les résultats, notamment en termes de logique et/ou de structure, de l'analyse approfondie d'une question relative au monde extrême-oriental, indien ou bouddhique, dans son acception la plus large. En outre, il sera à même de restituer les analyses proposées dans la production disciplinaire et d'identifier les limites ou les biais du propos, de même que des angles d'approche alternatifs.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Research Seminary « Dzogchen or Great Perfection : History and evolutions in Tibetan Context »
Like in the five precedent seminaries (between 2011 and 2016) in Chaire Satsuma (LGLOR 2849) or LGLOR 2942 about Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, we'll study the System of Great Perfection or rDzogs chen, an Enlightening Mystic Path which is beyond Classical Buddhism but yet. For more details, please see page :
Teaching methods
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
Work of about twelve pages
Other information
Horary : 6 or 7 sessions, from october to the end of december 2017 : Wednesday 6.30-9 p.m, each two weeks, in DESC85 (Collège Albert Descamps, 1st stair) 
Online resources
An exchange of E-mails with the holder will permit students to know the on-line resources useful for their written work.
Fournie par le titulaire en début de l'activité
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Sciences of Religions

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies

Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [60] in Political Sciences: General