Category: China

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Workshop Report: Minority Languages of the Chinese Tibetosphere

  Brief Report on the Workshop on Minority Languages of the Chinese Tibetosphere by Gerald Roche (post-doctoral fellow at the Hugo Valentin Centre, and convenor of the workshop)   On the 3rd and 4th...

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Workshop: minority languages of the Chinese Tibetosphere

Please note the following international workshop, to be held at the Hugo Valentin Centre of Uppsala University, on November 3-4, 2014, and organized by Gerald Roche (currently post-doctoral fellow at the Hugo Valentin Centre):...

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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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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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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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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...

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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...

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“Kham Project” receives support from the European Research Council

Stéphane Gros has been awarded a Starting Independent Researcher Grant from the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant)[1] for his project “Territories, Communities and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Kham Borderlands (China),” hosted at the...

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