Dr Chiew Hui Ho

PhD (Religious Studies, Stanford), MA Distinction (Buddhist Studies, HKU), MA and BA Honours (Philosophy, NUS)
Lecturer in East Asian Buddhism

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +612 9351 3083

Biographical details

Dr Chiew Hui Ho teaches topics in Buddhism. Although Dr Ho specializes in medieval Chinese Buddhism, he is interested in the various aspects of Sinitic Buddhism in East Asia. A former Chiang Ching-Kuo Doctoral Fellow and a recipient of the China Times Young Scholar Award, he has spent four years studying and teaching in Japan, and did research at the University of Tokyo as a Japan Foundation Fellow.

Research interests

  • Chinese Buddhist narratives
  • Lay Buddhism in medieval China
  • Mahāyāna sutras in Sinitic Buddhism
  • Buddhist material culture
  • Chinese Buddhist philosophy
  • Chinese religions
  • Religious literacy

Teaching and supervision

  • Introduction to Buddhism
  • Chinese Buddhist texts
  • Buddhist meditative practices
  • Buddhist philosophy
  • East Asian Buddhism

Current projects

  • Translation of Diamond Sutra tale collections
  • Buddhist Tales: Redefining Medieval Chinese Religiosity (tentative title; book manuscript)

Associations

  • American Academy of Religions
  • Association of Asian Studies
  • International Association of Buddhist Studies

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Zimmermann, M., Ho, C., Pierce, P. (2006). Buddhism and Violence. Kathmandu: Lumbini International Research Institute.

Journals

  • Ho, C. (2009). Review of Morten Schl├╝tter. How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China. China Review International: a journal of reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies, 16(4), 568-572.
  • Ho, C. (2009). Review of Zhiru (Ng). The Making of a Savior Bodhisattva: Dizang in Medieval China. China Review International: a journal of reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies, 16(4), 553-556. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Ho, C. (2012). Diamond Sutra Tales and the Reshaping of Medieval Chinese Religiosity. The XVIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies.
  • Ho, C. (2012). The Vajracchedikii in East Asia (II): The World of the "Miracle Tale. RELIGST 252: Hearts and Diamonds: The Lives of Buddhist Sacred Texts.

2012

  • Ho, C. (2012). Diamond Sutra Tales and the Reshaping of Medieval Chinese Religiosity. The XVIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies.
  • Ho, C. (2012). The Vajracchedikii in East Asia (II): The World of the "Miracle Tale. RELIGST 252: Hearts and Diamonds: The Lives of Buddhist Sacred Texts.

2009

  • Ho, C. (2009). Review of Morten Schl├╝tter. How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China. China Review International: a journal of reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies, 16(4), 568-572.
  • Ho, C. (2009). Review of Zhiru (Ng). The Making of a Savior Bodhisattva: Dizang in Medieval China. China Review International: a journal of reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies, 16(4), 553-556. [More Information]

2006

  • Zimmermann, M., Ho, C., Pierce, P. (2006). Buddhism and Violence. Kathmandu: Lumbini International Research Institute.

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