Juliane Schober

Juliane Schober

School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Juliane Schober teaches courses on the religions of Southeast Asia, Buddhism, Modern Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, Religion and Postcolonial Theory, as well as Religion, Conflict and Civil Society. Her research interests include anthropology of religion; postcolonial studies; material culture, icons and ritual; sacred biography; pilgrimage and sacred space; religions in Southeast Asia, especially the culture and history of Buddhist traditions in Burma, and the comparative study of Theravada Buddhism. Her publications include Buddhist Manuscript Cultures: Knowledge, Ritual and Art, S. Berkwitz and C. Brown, co-editors (2008) and Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society (2010).

J.Schober@asu.edu