Himalayan Studies Conference 2017

The fifth Himalayan Studies Conference, organized by the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS), will be held on September 1-4, 2017, in Boulder, Colorado and hosted by the Tibet Himalaya Intiative at CU Boulder.
 
The conference website is here, and the call for papers page here.
 
Panel and Roundtable Proposals are due by November 1st, and Individual Paper Proposals are due December 1st, 2016.
 


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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