Faculty position in Tibetan at INALCO, Paris

logo InalcoPlease note the official announcement: a faculty position (“maître de conférences”) in Tibetan language and civilization is opened at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (or INALCO) in Paris.

The official announcement can be accessed by clicking here (a search for “Langue et civilisation tibétaines” will lead you directly to the exact line).

For further information on this position, please contact Françoise Robin (frobin [at] inalco.fr), Professor of Tibetan and new Director of the department Asie du Sud-Est — Haute Asie — Pacifique.


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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