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 Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales / INALCO).

This event will take place on Friday, 17 May 2013 at INALCO, from 9 AM to 5:30 PM (room 5.28).


Eleven doctoral students will be presenting their work. The fields of study range from Tibetan linguistics to archaeology, art history, anthropology, religious studies and history, and the geographical areas span the entire Tibetan cultural area, from NW Yunnan and southern Gansu to Spiti and Ladakh.

The programme, complete with abstracts, can be downloaded here.

The event is open to all.
Address: 65, rue des Grands Moulins – 75013 Paris.


Cite this blog post
Nicolas Sihlé (2013, May 14). Doctoral students workshop in Tibetan studies. The Himalayas and beyond. Retrieved June 20, 2024, from

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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