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Education/Academic qualification

Oriental Languages and Cultures, PhD, Ghent University

Academic Teacher Training Program, Qualified Teacher’s Degree for Secondary Education – Section 2 in Oriental Languages and Cultures, Ghent University

Oriental Languages and Cultures, MA, Ghent University

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Japan Social Sciences
immigrant Social Sciences
kinship Social Sciences
architect Social Sciences
Beast Arts & Humanities
bureaucracy Social Sciences
privilege Social Sciences
reward Social Sciences

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Projects 1999 2019

State Formation in Ancient Japan

Van Goethem, E. & Barnes, G.

9/1/15 → …

Project: Research project

Heian Jingū

Van Goethem, E., Kato, Y. & Tseng, A.

4/1/15 → …

Project: Research project

Site Divination in Premodern East Asia

Van Goethem, E.


Project: Research project


Research Output 1998 2018

Animated City: Life Force, Guardians, and Contemporary Architecture in Kyoto

Van Goethem, E., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Invisible Empire: Spirits and Animism in Contemporary Japan . Rambelli, F. (ed.). Bloomsbury Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


Heian Jingū: Monument or Shinto Shrine?

Van Goethem, E., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Religion in Japan. 7, 1, p. 1-26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meiji Period

エレン・ヴァン=フーテム Ellen Van Goethem

Van Goethem, E., Mar 2018, Fukuoka: Kyushu University.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Ellen Van Goethem

Van Goethem, E., Mar 2017, Fukuoka: Kyushu University. 2 p. (Brillante; no. 2)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Research Personnel

Asuka-Fujiwara through Foreign Eyes – Research from Abroad

Van Goethem, E. E. M. A., 2016, 世界に伝えたい「飛鳥・藤原の魅力」記念講演資料集. Research Institute for Ancient Japanese Studies, Meiji University, p. 17–27

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Activities 2000 2019

“Thank God We’re Not Like Them”: The Global Dimensions of Religious Othering

Ellen Van Goethem (Participant)
Feb 15 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

The Others Within: Architecture, Activism, and Advertising at Heian Jingū

Ellen Van Goethem (Speaker)
Feb 15 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Commemoration and Deification: The Creation of Heian Jingū

Ellen Van Goethem (Speaker)
Feb 11 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Workshop "Cosmos, Ethos, Episteme"

Ellen Van Goethem (Invited speaker)
Jun 25 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

University of California at Santa Barbara

Ellen Van Goethem (Visiting researcher)
Apr 2018Mar 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution