Site Divination (fengshui or geomancy) in Ancient and Medieval Japan

Project: Research project

Project Details


In this project I investigate the religio-philosophical underpinnings of the site selection process preceding the establishment of (capital) cities and residences in Japan between the seventh and sixteenth centuries.
Effective start/end date4/1/067/6/18

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  • Activities

    • 9 Oral presentation
    • 4 Invited talk
    • 1 Participation in conference

    Fengshui Protection: The Four Mythical Animals and Shinto Shrines

    Ellen Elza Melina Albert Van Goethem (Speaker)

    Jun 19 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    2nd IMAP in Japanese Humanities Symposium on Premodern Japanese Culture

    Ellen Van Goethem (Organiser)

    Jan 27 2014Jan 29 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Adopting and Adapting the Paradigm: Gridiron Cities in Japan

    Ellen Van Goethem (Speaker)

    Nov 12 2013

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation