Shigeki Moro

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Shigeki Moro
Hanazono University
Faculty of Letters
B.A. in Asian Philosophy(Waseda University), M.A. in Buddhist studies(Toyo University), Ph.D. in Cultural Interaction Studies(Kansai University)
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Buddhist studies (East Asian Yogacara Buddhism, Buddhist logic, etc.) and Digital Humanities (digitization and analysis of East Asian materials, 3DCG visualization of lost cultural heritages, etc.)

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Mar 2020
Part-time lecturer, International College for Postgraduate Buddhist Studies
Apr 2015
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Hanazono University
Apr 2004
Mar 2020
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Letters, Otani University
Feb 2018
Mar 2018
The research project for Humanities Korea (HK), Dongguk University
Apr 2008
Mar 2015
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Hanazono University

Awards & Honors

Feb 2018
Morphological Analysis of Classical Chinese Texts and Its Application, Specially Selected Paper, Information Processing Society of Japan
Winner: Koichi Yasuoka, Christian Wittern, Tomohiko Morioka, Takumi Ikeda, Naoki Yamazaki, Yoshihiro Nikaido, Shingo Suzuki, Shigeki Moro
Sep 2011
53th Award of the Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies, Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies
Mar 1997
Student Research Incentive Award of Toyo University Alumni Association, Toyo University Alumni Association

Published Papers

Shigeki Moro
International Journal of Buddhist Thought & Culture   29(2) 69-91   Dec 2019   [Refereed]
傳弘法大師・草書寫本斷簡群について: 圓測『成唯識論疏』斷簡を中心に
Shigeki Moro
동아시아에 유전된 한국불교 문헌과 사상   181-219   May 2019   [Invited]
Methodology of East Asian Buddhist Studies after the "Linguistic Turn"
Shigeki Moro
Studies in Comparative Philosophy   (45) 47-51   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Shigeki Moro
International Journal of Buddhist Thought and Culture   28(2) 87-112   Dec 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Now the distribution of cultural and religious information depends on the digital environment. Three-dimensional computer graphics (3DCG) and virtual reality (VR) technologies have been applied in the field of the Digital Humanities (DH), as well ...
Metalogic or Paradox: Discussion on Viruddhāvyabhicārin in Panbiryangnon
Shigeki Moro
원효『판비량론』, 문헌과 사상의 재조명 (Wonhyo's Panbiryangnon: its manuscript and thought)   107-124   Nov 2018   [Invited]
Shigeki Moro
日本佛教學會年報   (83) 22-39   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Biography as Narrative: Reconsideration of Xuanzang’s Biographies Focusing on Japanese Old Buddhist Manuscripts
Shigeki Moro
Conference Proceedings Volume I, the 1st International Conference on Xuanzang & Silk Road Culture   477-489   Aug 2018   [Invited]
Remarks on the 3DCG Visualization of Lost Buddhist Temples
Shigeki Moro
Digital Humanities and Buddhism – Focusing on Data Mining and Visualization   71-81   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Shigeki Moro
BUL GYO HAK YEONGU-Journal of Buddhist Studies   54 75-94   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Shigeki Moro
Journal of Indian Philosophy   46(2) 339-353   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
We can find some of the works of Indian Buddhist philosophers that prove the authenticity of the Mahāyāna sutras within Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Chinese textual sources. *Jayasena’s critique of *Asvabhāva’s proof was first introduced in the commenta...


第1回「現代と親鸞」公開シンポジウム 〈かたられる〉死者
中村 玲太, 加藤 秀一, 師 茂樹, 吉水 岳彦, 佐藤 啓介
親鸞仏教センター通信   (71) 4-5   Dec 2019   [Invited]
Shigeki Moro
花園大学人権教育研究センター報   (55) 4-6   Dec 2019
Shigeki Moro
花園大学人権教育研究センター報   (54) 28-29   Apr 2019
西村 惠信, 塩見 敦郎, 芳井 敬郎, 松久 ミユキ, 師 茂樹
Annual journal Faculty of Letters, Hanazono University   (51) 1-23   Mar 2019
Hitoshi Sato, Daisuke Chida, Shigeki Moro
Journal of Japan Association For East Asian Text Processing   (18) 148-168   Oct 2018   [Refereed]

Books etc

Hiroshi Matsui, Takanori Iguchi, Masumi Oishi, Mikako Hata (eds.) (Part:Contributor, コラム インタラクティブ・フィクション)
New Games Order   May 2019   ISBN:978-4-908124-30-3
芳井敬郎名誉教授古希記念会 編 (Part:Joint Work, 大西祝の因明理解)
芙蓉書房出版   Mar 2019   ISBN:978-4-8295-0756-8
오온과 유식-대승오온론 역주 [Five Aggregates and Consciousness-only: Reading Vasubandhu's Pañcaskandhaka]
Shigeki Moro (Translated by Kim Myeong-u
Minjoksa   Sep 2018   ISBN:979-11-89269-01-2
企画展 デジタルで楽しむ歴史資料
国立歴史民俗博物館 編 (Part:Contributor, IV-2 京町家の3Dグラフィックス再現)
国立歴史民俗博物館   Mar 2017   
篠田 知和基, 丸山 顯徳 編 (Part:Contributor, 「弘法大師」「賢者」「夢」「人食い」「復活」)
勉誠出版   Jul 2016   ISBN:4585200363

Conference Activities & Talks

Maintainers of a Destroying World: A Doctrinal Discussion on Cheng weishi lun in the Japanese Rongi Tradition
Shigeki Moro
2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion   24 Nov 2019   
东亚唯识思想中《涅槃经》的运用: 以基与德一为中心 [Invited]
Shigeki Moro
第八届中日佛学会议   26 Oct 2019   中国人民大学佛教与宗教学理论研究所
森政弘の仏教思想とAI・ロボット開発 [Mori Masahiro’s Buddhist Philosophy and AI/Robot Ethics]
Shigeki Moro
The 78th Annual Conference of Japanese Association for Religious Studies   15 Sep 2019   
Shigeki Moro
The third research meeting of the project "A Reconsideration of the Nyayamukha Bridging the Indian Logic and the East Asian Yinming/Inmyo Tradition"   9 Sep 2019   
奈良・平安時代の法相唯識に関する唐決 (Tōketsu on the Yogācāra Buddhism in the Nara and Heian period)
Shigeki Moro
Panel "Catechisms across the Borders: Doctrinal Interactions and Contexts of “Tōketsu” materials" in the 70th Annual Conference of JAIBS   8 Sep 2019   Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2005 - 2007    Investigator(s): Daisuke CHIDA
The purpose of this study is to digitize scripts of Chinese classic operas and to develop the basic framework and methods of analyses for a comprehensive database of Chinese classic operas, from the standpoint of the establishment of the computer-...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2002 - 2004    Investigator(s): Kiyomi MURAKOSHI
This project has made fundamental studies on developing next-generation database of Chinese classics, which could be used for not only simple queries but also advanced academic purposes. We have attained three purposes mentioned below :(1)As a par...


Apr 1995
Mar 2001
Buddhism, Graduate School of Literature, Toyo University
Apr 1991
Mar 1995
Department of Asian Philosophy, School of Letters, Arts and Sciences I, Waseda University

Social Contribution

[Lecturer]  Kamishichiken bunko  20 Nov 2019
[TV or radio appearance, Media coverage cooperation]  NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)  6 Nov 2019
[TV or radio appearance]  カオス*ラウンジ  カオス*ラウンジの芸術動画  13 Oct 2019
[Lecturer]  SBS学苑遠鉄校/サールナートホール  京都学講座「京に向かう、街道の楽しみ」  17 Aug 2019
[Lecturer]  SBS学苑 遠鉄校/サールナートホール  京都学「京都通になる!~町々の面白みを深く知る~」  16 Mar 2019