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Date: October 2005.
Note: News items for the next issue should be sent to the editor, Prof. David Germano.
The next meeting of the International Association of Tibetan Studies will take place in Bonn, Germany in the summer of 2006. The meeting is being organized by the Seminar for Central Asian Studies, Bonn (Prof. Peter Schwieger, director). Visit the website at http://www.iats2006.uni-bonn.de/; contact the organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TBRC announces the publication of the Sde dge edition of the Bka’ ’gyur and Bstan ’gyur on CD-ROM in PDF format. See the announcement for this and other texts available from TBRC by clicking here.
ITC, under the direction of Geshe Thupten Jinpa, announces the publication of the first volume in The Library of Tibetan Classics, its thirty-volume translation series. Ornament of Stainless Light is a translation of Mkhas grub nor bzang rgya mtsho’s (1423-1513) Dpal dus kyi ’khor lo’i phyi nang gzhan gsum gsal bar byed pa dri med ’od kyi rgyan, and is published by Wisdom Publications. Visit the Institute’s website by clicking here.
For information concerning the publication of the proceedings of the Xth Seminar, held at Oxford University, please go to http://www.wolfson.ox.ac.uk/iats/post.html. The group picture of participants is also to be found on that page. Many thanks to the convenor, Dr. Charles Ramble, to his staff, and to the Aris Trust Centre for their work in organizing such a successful meeting.
Brill Academic Publishers inaugurated its Tibetan Studies Library in 2001. Among the volumes in the series are the multi-volume proceedings of IATS IX. Visit the Brill Tibetan Studies Library by clicking here.