Category: religion

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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: Nicolas SihléNicolas...

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Conference: When the Taxman Cometh

When the Taxman Cometh: Tax, Corvée and Community Obligations in Tibetan Societies 6 and 7 December 2013 Fontainebleau   The French-German (ANR/DFG) research programme “Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th to 20th Centuries” announces...

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Jean Rouch International Film Festival: Tibet

Since its beginnings, one of the recurring components of the annual Jean Rouch International Film Festival in Paris is a series of screenings entitled “Regards comparés” (something that we could perhaps translate as “Our...

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“Himalayan Connections” workshop report

The interdisciplinary workshop “Himalayan Connections: Disciplines, Geographies, Trajectories”, convened by Andrew Quintman (Religious Studies) and Sara Shneiderman (Anthropology), both Yale faculty members as well as core members of the Yale Himalaya Initiative, was held...

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Appel à communications: Trichologie tibétaine

  Appel à communications : Trichologie tibétaine. Les cheveux et leur traitement dans l’aire tibétaine Colloque de la Société Française d’Études du Monde Tibétain (SFEMT) (SFEMT) 28 mars 2014, Paris   Les cheveux (et...

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Pouvoir, musique et chamanisme. La Chine des marges vue par deux ethnologues

Le Comptoir des Presses, 86 rue Claude Bernard, 75005 Paris, organise le jeudi 27 juin à 19H, une rencontre à l’occasion de la parution de : Versets chamaniques de Aurélie Névot Le pouvoir en...

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New book : Versets chamaniques. Le Livre du sacrifice à la terre (textes rituels de Chine)

Certaines minorités chinoises disposent d’écritures particulières. Celle des Yi du Yunnan, rituelle et secrète, est l’apanage des Maîtres de la psalmodie, bimo. Ces chamanes disent voyager dans le cosmos et communiquer avec les esprits...

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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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International Symposium: Women as Visionaries, Healers and Poisoners

Women as Visionaries, Healers and Poisoners Autnomous Female Religious Specialists in Tibet, the Himalayas and Inner Asia May 3-5, 2013 Central Asian Seminar, Institute for Asian and African Stdies, Humboldt University Berlin This workshop...