Towards a Manual of Tibetan Manuscript Studies

International workshop
University of Chicago Paris Center
25-28 November 2015

towards_manual_tibetan_manuscript_illustrSponsored by the Luce Fondation, the EPHE and the CRCAO.

Please note that the 26 and 27 November are open to researchers and students provided one registers in advance with Matthew Kapstein (m-kapstein@uchicago.edu).


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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