Jørn Borup

Associate professor, head of department

Curriculum Vitae

Personal

 

Born 1st of May, 1966.

Married to Marianne with whom I have Mads (born 1994) and Sara              (born 1998)

 

 

University positions

2016-

2009 

2006-08

2005    

Head of Department

Associate professor, Dept. of the Study of Religion, Faculty of Theology, Aarhus University. Director Centre for Contemporary Religion.

Post doc, assistant professor

Assistant professor

2004    Assistant professor at Dept. of East Asian Studies, Institute of History and Area Studies, Aarhus University  
2002-2003  Research assistant at Centre for Multireligious Studies, Aarhus University  
1999-2002  Ph. D.-student at Dept. of the Study of Religion, Faculty of Theology, Aarhus University Project: Contemporary Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhism  
1998-1999  

Different positions as instructor, teaching assistant, part-time lecturer at Dept. of the Study of Religion, Aarhus University  

 

 

Education

2002  Ph.D., AarhusUniversity  
1995  M.A in history of religion and Japanese  
1991  6 months of studies at Kansai Gaikoku Daigaku, Osaka, Japan  
1988  

Beginning studies at AarhusUniversity  

 

 

 Awards and grants

 

2016

2015

 

2013

2012

2009

2006                

 

6 months participation 'Buddhism, business and believers'

Numata Fellowship, 2 months Ryukoku University, Kyoto

Tao Fong Scholarship

Tao Fong Scholarship

Grant Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Grant Danish Research Council 6 months, travel (Modern Buddhism)

Grant Danish Research Council 2 years Post Doc project

2005 Grant Danish Research Council (Japan)
2004 Grant Danish Research Council (Japan)
2003  Aarhus University's Ph. D. award 
1996  Crown Prince Frederiks travel grant for scientific expeditions
1996Grant Danish Research Council (Japan)

1991  

 

Chr. Rewentlow's travel grant

 

   

 

Administrative posts

2013-  Chairman Danish Association for the Study of Religions (DASR)

2009-2012 Director Center for Contemporary Religion, Aarhus University

 

Field work

2016

2015

2010

2009

2004  

Two months Japan

Two months Japan

Two months Hawaii

Two weeks Hawaii

1 month in Kyoto 

2002 2 months in Kyoto  
1996-9710 months in Japan, research fellow at Center for the Study of Japanese Religions  
1988, 1991/92 and 2002  

Japanese Religion, Kyoto: two years of travel in Asia

  

 

Other occupational experiences

 Author and freelance writer  
 Lecturer at University Extension courses
2005-  Examiner at universities and teaching colleges  
2005-  Co-founder, manager and editor of Forlaget Univers  (publishing house)
2004-  Writer and adviser at religion.dk  
2003  

Project coordinator at Images of Asia