Dr. Naomi Appleton

Updated on: 30.12.2011

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Address

Cardiff University Humanities Building

Colum Drive
CF10 3EU Cardiff Wales UK

Contact

Phone: +44 (0)29 208 70122
E-Mail: AppletonN1(at)cardiff.ac.uk

About

British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cardiff University, Cardiff School of Religious & Theological Studies

Research Interests

  • Developments in early Indian Buddhist literature and thought.
  • Multi-life narratives in Indian religious traditions (especially Buddhism and Jainism).
  • Biographies of the Buddha, especially stories of his past lives, both in texts and lived contexts (e.g. festivals and rituals).

Teaching

  • Religion, Culture and Society I
  • Elementary Pali Language
  • Theravada Buddhism
  • Stories of Karma and Rebirth in Buddhism and Jainism
  • MA Asian Religions

Recent Publications

  • Jataka Stories in Theravada Buddhism: Narrating the Bodhisatta Path (Ashgate, 2010)

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