Category: religious studies

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Sacred Topography and Cultural Transfers in the Himalayas

Symposium University of Vienna, Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Seminar Room 1 24-25 May 2013 (Organization: Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mathes) This symposium is part of the larger research project (or “doctoral...

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Doctoral students workshop in Tibetan studies

The French Society for Tibetan Studies (Société Française d’Études du Monde Tibétain / SFEMT, founded in 2012) is pleased to announce its first Doctoral students workshop in Tibetan studies (organized with support from the...

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Incompleteness in Yi writings

China officially numbers fifty-five “minority nationalities” (shaoshu minzu 少数民族)—an expression often inappropriately translated as “national minorities” and wrongly regarded as “ethnic groups”. One of these is the “Yi nationality” (Yizu 彝族), ranked first among...