Category Archives: Buddhism

Dunhuang Studies Conference – Cambridge 2019

We just finished the Dunhuang Studies Conference held at St. John’s College, Cambridge on 17-18 April 2019. This was a major event, the first such conference in Cambridge. It was organised by the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies … Continue reading

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Manuscripts and printing: East Asia

Imre Galambos, “Manuscripts and printing – East Asia.” In Jonathan A. Silk and Stefano Zacchetti, eds., Brill’s Encyclopedia of Buddhism. Leiden: Brill, 2015, 968–978. Although historically East Asia has been an arena where ethnically and politically diverse states alternated with one another, … Continue reading

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The Valley of Dantig and the Myth of Exile and Return

Imre Galambos and Sam van Schaik, “The Valley of Dantig and the Myth of Exile and Return.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies (2015) 78/3, 475–491. The valley of Dantig in Amdo plays a central role in Tibetan … Continue reading

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