Workshop: Territories, communities, and exchanges in Kham

The ERC-funded project “Territories, communities, and exchanges in Kham Sino-Tibetan Borderlands” announces a public workshop in Villejuif, convened by Stéphane Gros, at the Center for Himalayan Studies (CNRS), on 16 December 2013:

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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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