Dear visitors,

please note that you are currently viewing the CIRDIS' old website. Its content is no longer being updated but it will remain online as a documentation of our previous work under this address: http://www.univie.ac.at/cirdis/2006-2015

Our new online presence can be found at the usual: http://www.univie.ac.at/cirdis

Rituale mit politischer Relevanz

Birka Bahadur Rai (photo: Alban von Stockhausen)

The University of Vienna's Online magazine uni:view in conversation with Prof. Martin Gaenszle.
http://medienportal.univie.ac.at/uniview/forschung/detailansicht/artikel/rituale-mit-politischer-relevanz/

 

OUT NOW - Transfer of Buddhism Across Central Asian Networks (7th to 13th Centuries)

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C. Meinert (ed.): Transfer of Buddhism Across Central Asian Networks (7th to 13th Centuries). With contributions by: Kazuo Kano, Deborah Klimburg-Salter, Rob Linrothe, Linda Lojda, Carmen Meinert, Henrik H. Sørensen, Monica Strinu, Gertraud Taenzer, Sam van Schaik, Jens Wilkens.

Book DOI: 10.1163/9789004307438
E - ISBN : 9789004307438

 

Happy Losar 2142!

Happy Losar 2142!

CIRDIS and the Bon-project wish you a HAPPY LOSAR 2142! The picture was taken by Uwe Niebuhr during the bon losar celebrations at the end of our last field research trip to Kathmandu, Nepal.

 

OUT NOW - Cultural Flows Across the Western Himalaya

Cultural Flows Across the Western Himalaya

We are pleased to announce that the proceedings to our conference "Cultural Flows Across the Western Himalaya", held in 2009 in Shimla, India, are now available at the AAS press. In addition to the printed book a digital version is available for free under an open access policy: http://epub.oeaw.ac.at/7585-8.

 

Exhibition: Tucci - Tibetan painting collection

Discovering Tibet - Impressions from the exhibition

Discovering Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Tibetan Painting
The National Museum of Oriental Art "Giuseppe Tucci"
December 5th - March 8th
Curator: Deborah Klimburg-Salter

 

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OUT NOW - Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the "European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art". Vol. 1

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We are happy to announce that the first volume of the Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art (Vienna 2010), edited by Deborah Klimburg-Salter and Linda Lojda, is now available at Brepols.

 

Bön - Exhibition Catalogue Available for Download

Bön - Geister aus Butter: Kunst und Ritual des alten Tibet

D. Klimburg-Salter, L. Lojda, C. Ramble (eds): Bön - Geister aus Butter: Kunst und Ritual des alten Tibet.

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Our new project: TEXT, ART AND PERFORMANCE IN BON RITUAL

It is our great pleasure to announce that CIRDIS' “Bon-Project” has been approved by the FWF (Austrian Science Fund).

Quick facts:
Director and Coordinator: Prof. Deborah Klimburg-Salter
Principal investigator: Prof. Charles Ramble (CRCAO, Paris)
Project members: Kami Gurung, Uwe Niebuhr, Jürgen Schörflinger
Start: 2nd half of 2012
Funding period: 3 years

 

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Impressions of our Exhibiton "Bön - Geister aus Butter"

Some impressions of the ritual performances and events during our one month special exhibition "Bön - Geister aus Butter" at the Museum of

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