Gesar Conference, Paris

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The Many Faces of Ling Gesar

Destins divers de l’épopée de Gesar de Ling

Homage to Rolf A. Stein

Collège de France, Paris, 27-28 Oct. 2014

The program of this international conference, convened by Profs. Matthew Kapstein, Charles Ramble and Jean-Noël Robert, in honour of the 15th anniversary of the decease of R.A. Stein, can be downloaded here.

The conference is open to all who are interested, but you are asked to register in advance, by message addressed to Mr. Nils Martin (nilsmartin[at]hotmail.fr), and copied to Profs. Matthew Kapstein (m-kapstein[at]uchicago.edu) and Charles Ramble (charles.ramble[at]orinst.ox.ac.uk).
[Addition (October 20, 2014):]
The complete programme, with abstracts, can be now downloaded 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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