Conference: When the Taxman Cometh

When the Taxman Cometh:
Tax, Corvée and Community Obligations in Tibetan Societies

6 and 7 December 2013
Fontainebleau

 

SHTS
The French-German (ANR/DFG) research programme “Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th to 20th Centuries” announces a 2-day conference at Fontainebleau.

For the conference programme, click here.

All the abstracts can be consulted here.

 


Nicolas Sihlé

Nicolas Sihlé, a sociocultural anthropologist, is researcher at the Center for Himalayan Studies, a research unit of the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) based in Villejuif (France). He specializes on Tibetan religion and society, and is the author of Rituels bouddhiques de pouvoir et de violence : La figure du tantriste tibétain [Buddhist rituals of power and violence : The figure of the Tibetan tantrist] (Brepols, 2013). His current work focuses on post-Mao socioreligious transitions in and around the famous communities of non-monastic specialists of tantric Buddhism in northeast Tibet (Amdo), and more generally on the comparative anthropology of Buddhism.

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