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Scott Pacey

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Dr Pacey is an Assistant Professor in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham. He previously taught at the University of Manchester in the Department of Religions and Theology, and was a Golda Meir postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He completed his PhD at the Australian National University on Buddhist modernisers in republican China and Taiwan. Dr Pacey's research focuses on modern Buddhism on both sides of the Taiwan Strait, but he also has interests in Chinese religion more generally. His present research focuses on Buddhist debates with Christians in Taiwan in the 1950s and 1960s.

ORCID: 0000-0003-4140-782X

Expertise Summary

Buddhism in the contemporary PRC and ROC; the religious landscapes of modern China; Chinese religious history and inter-religious dialogue.

Dr Pacey currently convenes the following modules:

  • Chinese Society and Economy
  • Religion in Modern China
  • China: Civilisations, Cultures and Societies

Recent Publications

  • SCOTT PACEY, 2016. Eminence and Edutainment: Chinese Buddhist Monastics as TV Celebrities. In: STEFANIA TRAVAGNIN, ed., Religion and the Media in China. Routledge. 71-89
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2015. Sinitic Buddhism in China, Korea and Japan. In: JOHN POWERS, ed., The Buddhist World Routledge. 88-103
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2015. Contemporary Chinese Buddhist Practice. In: JOHN POWERS, ed., The Buddhist World Routledge. 417-432
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2014. Tan Sitong’s ‘Great Unity’: Mental Processes and Yogācāra in ‘An Exposition of Benevolence. In: JOHN MAKEHAM, ed., Transforming Consciousness: The Intellectual Reception of Yogācāra Thought in Modern China Oxford University Press. 149-169
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2016. Eminence and Edutainment: Chinese Buddhist Monastics as TV Celebrities. In: STEFANIA TRAVAGNIN, ed., Religion and the Media in China. Routledge. 71-89
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2015. Sinitic Buddhism in China, Korea and Japan. In: JOHN POWERS, ed., The Buddhist World Routledge. 88-103
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2015. Contemporary Chinese Buddhist Practice. In: JOHN POWERS, ed., The Buddhist World Routledge. 417-432
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2014. Tan Sitong’s ‘Great Unity’: Mental Processes and Yogācāra in ‘An Exposition of Benevolence. In: JOHN MAKEHAM, ed., Transforming Consciousness: The Intellectual Reception of Yogācāra Thought in Modern China Oxford University Press. 149-169
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2014. Taixu, Yogācāra and the Buddhist Approach to Modernity. In: JOHN MAKEHAM, ed., Transforming Consciousness: The Intellectual Reception of Yogācāra Thought in Modern China Oxford University Press. 103-122
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2012. Heterotopia and the Southern Heaven: Xingyun’s Antipodean Buddhist Mission. In: WENDY SMITH, MATT TOMLINSON and LENORE MANDERSON, eds., Flows of Faith: Religious Reach and Community in Asia and the Pacific Springer Publishing Company. 123-142
  • XINGSHI JIANGJUN (SHENGYAN), 2010. Further Discussion of the Similarities and Differences between Buddhism and Christianity (Zai lun Fojiao he Jidujiao de tongyi). Translated by Scott Pacey. In: GREGORY A. BARKER and STEPHEN E. GREGG, eds., Jesus Beyond Christianity: The Classic Texts Oxford University Press. 250-257
  • SCOTT PACEY, 2005. A Buddhism for the Human World: Interpretations of Renjian Fojiao in Contemporary Taiwan Asian Studies Review. 29(March), 61-77

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