Current Research Projects
Prof. Dr. Peter Schwieger (General Editor):
PIATS 2006: Tibetan Sudies: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for TibetanStudies, Königswinter 2006.
From 27th August – 2nd September 2006 the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS) was hold in Königswinter , Germany , and convened by Professor Peter Schwieger and the Department for Mongolian and Tibetan Studies of the Institute for Orient and Asian Studies at Bonn University .
390 participants attended the seminar and about 350 papers were presented in all together 36 panels covering a wide range of topics within the fields of anthropology and sociology, development studies, linguistics, studies on religion, Buddhist philosophy, art history, classical and modern literature, Tibetan medicine, history, gender, the Tibetan exile community and the Tibeto-Mongolian relations.
We expect the proceedings to be published in all together seventeen volumes, one edited by the convener and the others by different panel leaders. The first three volumes are available by the end of April 2009.
Here is a list of all editors and the preliminary titles of the volumes to be published:
Already Published 2010: Saadet Arslan und Peter Schwieger: Tibetan Studies. An Anthology.
Already Published 2008: Johan Elverskog: Biographies of Eminent Mongol Buddhists.
Already Published 2010: Mona Schrempf, Sienna Craig, Geoffrey Samuel, Frances Garrett: Studies of Medical Pluralism in Tibetan History and Society.
Already Published 2011: Henk Blezer: Emerging Bon. The Formation of Bon Traditions in Tibet at the Turn of the First Millennium AD.
Already Published 2011: Roger R. Jackson and Matthew T. Kapstein : Mahāmudrā and the bKa´-brgyud Tradition
Already Published 2008: Christopher I. Beckwith: Tibeto-Burman Languages III.
Already Published 2012: Charles Ramble and Jill Sudbury: This World and the Next: Contributions on Tibetan Religion, Science and Society
Already Published 2010: Erberto Lo Bue and Christian Luczanits: Tibetan Art and Architecture in Context.
Already Published 2011: Gray Tuttle: Mapping the Modern in Tibet.
Robert Barnett, Leigh Miller Sangster, Susan Chen: Modern Tibetan Culture
Already Published 2008: Orna Almogi: Contributions to Tibetan Buddhist Literature.
Already Published 2009: Hildegard Diemberger & Karma Phuntsho: Old Treasures, New Discoveries. Sharing materials which have recently come to light.
Hanna Schneider: Studies in Tibetan Law, Diplomatics, and Historical Records.
Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, Tsuguhito Takeuchi & Brandon Dotson: Old Tibetan Studies.
Already Published 2010: Maret Kark and Horst Lasic: Studies in the Philosophy and History of Tibet.
Tsering Shakya: History of the 17th – 20th Century.
Already Published 2009: Wim van Spengen & Lama Jabb: Studies in the History of Eastern Tibet.