PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCES FOR THE FIRST SEMESTRE OF 2018
The decoration of Qianlong's tomb (1736-1796). A Manchu Emperor and Tibetan Buddhism
by Françoise Wang-Toutain, Director of the Institute of Tibetan Studies at the Collège de France and Director of Research, CNRS.
Sources for the study of imperial Tibet: manuscripts, epigraphic documents and archaeological sites
by Emanuela Garatti, Ph. D. EPHE.
Visions of the Hereafter and scenes of damnation on the Dunhuang murals
by Costantino Moretti, The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Professor in Chinese Medieval Buddhism, EFEO.
Historical research in the Himalayan land, "The Monastery of the gigantic valley with polychrome layers": Dangkhar and Spiti Valley
by Yannick Laurent, Ph.D. Wolfson College, University of Oxford.
Metaphysics of Light in the Indian and Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Literature of the XIth-XIIth A.D.
by Giacomella Orofino, Professor for Tibetan language and literature at Naples’University « l’Orientale ».
Faxian (c.340-420), archetype of the Buddhist pilgrim?
by Jean-Pierre Drège, Director of Studies Emeritus, EPHE, CRCAO.
This lecture will take place at La Maison d'Asie, 22, Avenue du président Wilson, 75016 Paris
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