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International Seminar of Young Tibetologists
Posted May 4 by sweinberger
A conference for Tibetologists in the early stages of their careers, Oxford, England, August 9-13, 2007. Submit an “informal registration of interest” by May 1 and an abstract by June 1, following the directions at http://www.isyt2007.com/submissions.
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The Buddhist Forum
Creator's Description: The Buddhist Forum was first published by the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (issues numbered 1 through 5), and by the Institute of Buddhist...
Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies
Creator's Description: The Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies is published by Nalanda College of Buddhist Studies, Toronto, Canada. Peer-reviewed, it publishes articles in both English and F...
Bronzes of the Ancient Buddhist Kingdom of Gilgit: A Lecture by Oskar von Hinüber
Video of a lecture on bronzes of the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Gilgit (an important city on the silk road, in the Baltistan region of current Pakistan) by Oskar von Hinüber at the Metropolitan Muse...
Tibetan Monastic Education
George Dreyfus' introduction to the Tibetan monastic education system, discussing such topics as memorization, commentary, the educational curriculum, the theory and practice of debate, the schedule o...
An Introduction to Drepung’s Colleges
George Dreyfus' introduction to the institutional structure of Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, which during the last century was the largest monastery in the world. (Steven Weinberger 2011-12-22)
Drepung: An Introduction
George Dreyfus' introduction to the history, structure, and scholastic life of Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, which during the last century was the largest monastery in the world. (Steven Weinberger 2011...
Visions of Unity: The Golden Pandita Shakya Chokden’s New Interpretation of Yogācāra and Madhyamaka
Creator’s Description: This book focuses on the novel interpretation of Yogācāra and Madhyamaka by the controversial Tibetan thinker Shakya Chokden. It explores his thought within the broa...
Jamgön Mipam: His Life and Teachings
Creator's Description: this book is an introduction to Buddhist thought and practice in Tibet through the window of Mipam ('ju mi pham rgya mtsho, 1846-1912). This book was written with undergr...
Of Horses and Motorbikes: Negotiating Modernities in Pastoral A mdo, Sichuan Province
Creator's Description: This article is a preliminary study examining the shifting roles of horses and motorbikes and how these modes of transportation make visible changes in nomad spatiality. ...
The Jiaqing Emperor’s Magnificent Record of the Western Tour
Creator's Description: The Qing Jiaqing Emperor’s Magnificent Record of the Western Tour (xixun shengdian), published in 1812, is the last “magnificent record” of the Qing d...
Spirit-Mediums, Sacred Mountains and Related Bon Textual Traditions in Upper Tibet: Calling down the Gods
This work encapsulates the full spectrum of extant Tibetan religious heritage. To date, no other ethnographic or literary source has demonstrated such an unmodified and rich juxtaposition of disparate...
The Center for Research on Tibet
The Center for Research on Tibet is located at Case Western Reserve University. Its co-directors are Melvyn Goldstein and Cynthia Beall. (Steven Weinberger, 2011-09-23)
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