Charles Willemen

Charles Willemen, M.A. in Classics (Latin and Greek), M.A.and Ph.D. in Oriental Studies, all in Belgium, where he has been a full professor since 1977. He is lifelong member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences,and has been visiting professor in Nalanda, Benares, Calgary. He has written extensively about the spread of Buddhism from India to East Asia, both in books and in such periodicals as the Indian International Journal of Buddhist Studies, etc.