Satsuma Chair

lglor2839  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Satsuma Chair
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
15.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2019-2020 !

Main themes
Series of conferences on the Far Eastern, Indian or Buddhist world.
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 :

1 At the end of the series, students will be capable of identifying the sources, methods and results, notably in terms of logic and/or structure, of an in-depth analysis of a question relating to the Far Eastern, Indian or Buddhist world, in its widest sense. He will also be able to reconstitute the analyses proposed in teaching productions and to identify the limits or the biases of the proposals, as well as alternative angles of approach.

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”.
In 2018-2019 : D. Esler, "Approcher la méditation bouddhique au Tibet ancien Entre repérage doxographique et expérience contemplative"
In 2016-2017 : C. Lefrancq, "L'archéologie au Bengale et les dynasties    Pala-Sena. Entre dictionnaire et truelle"
In 2014-2015 : V. Degroot, «Srivijaya et le royaume javanais de Mataram. Entre mythe et reconstruction historique».
In 2012-2013 : J.-M. Verpoorten, «Bouddhisme et brahmanisme».
In 2010-2011 : S. Smets, «Alchimie indienne, entre magie et tantrisme».
In 2009-2010 : E. Francis, «Royauté en Inde du Sud : les Pallavas, rois et brahmanes, entre humanité et divinité».
In 2008-2009 : F. Pain, «L'indianisation de l'Asie du Sud-Est».
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
The evaluation of the student is based on a written work, whose exact subject and modalities will be fixed by the holder of the Chair.
Other information
The timetable for the seances of the lectures, which will usually take place in the second term, will be fixed at the beginning of that term, according to the availability of the invited lecturer.
Online resources
An exchange of E-mails with the holder will permit students to know the on-line resources useful for their written work, possibly via the iCampus server.
Fournie par le titulaire de la Chaire au début de l'activité.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

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

Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Master [60] in Political Sciences: General