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Buddhist studies educator

Tom Johannes Frank Tillemans, Dutch Buddhist studies educator. Recipient Scholarships Swiss confederation, 1981-1983, University Hiroshima, 1983-1985, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada, 1984-1985, prix de faculté University Lausanne, 1983, Lauréat de L'université, University Lausanne, 1989, Buddhist studies Athena grant Swiss National Research Funds, 1989-1992.

Background

Tillemans, Tom Johannes Frank was born on December 21, 1950 in Haarlem, Netherlands. Arrived in Canada, 1954, Switzerland, 1976. Son of Thomas and Dorothea (Nieuwenhuijs) Tillemans.

Education

Bachelor, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1972. License es Lettres, University Lausanne, Switzerland, 1983. Doctor of Letters, University Lausanne, 1989.

Career

Research.scholar University Hiroshima, Japan, 1983-1985. Professor University Hamburg, Germany, 1990. Privat-docent section Oriental languages University Lausanne, 1990-1992, professor, chair Buddhist studies, since 1992.

Professor, Numata chair Buddhist studies University Calgary, Canada, since 1995.

Membership

Member International Association Buddhist Studies (member board since 1994), Swiss-Asia Society (board directors since 1996), International Association Tibetan Studies.

Connections

Married Shelley Elaine Forrest, March 15, 1983. Children: Leah, Sylviane.

father:
Thomas Tillemans

mother:
Dorothea (Nieuwenhuijs) Tillemans

spouse:
Shelley Elaine Forrest

children:
Leah Tillemans

Sylviane Tillemans