Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences | Department of Asian and African Studies | Regional Departments | Central Asian Seminar | 14.06. Tibet & Himalaya Lecture Series: The Royal History of Sikkim: A Chronicle of the House of Namgyal. A new, fully annotated and illustrated Translation from the Tibetan Original (Prof. em. Dr. Per K. Sørensen and Dr. John Ardussi)

14.06. Tibet & Himalaya Lecture Series: The Royal History of Sikkim: A Chronicle of the House of Namgyal. A new, fully annotated and illustrated Translation from the Tibetan Original (Prof. em. Dr. Per K. Sørensen and Dr. John Ardussi)

Lecture "The Royal History of Sikkim: A Chronicle of the House of Namgyal. A new, fully annotated and illustrated Translation from the Tibetan Original" as part of the Tibet & Himalaya Lecture Series by Prof. em. Dr. Per K. Sørensen (Universiy of Leipzig) and Dr. John Ardussi (University of Virginia).
  • When Jun 14, 2021 from 06:15 to 08:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200)
  • Where via Zoom
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Tibet & Himalaya Colloquium Lecture Series

 

Prof. em. Dr. Per K. Sørensen, Universität Leipzig and

Dr. John Ardussi, University of Virginia:

 

The Royal History of Sikkim: A Chronicle of the House of Namgyal
A new, fully annotated and illustrated Translation from the Tibetan Original.
 

Dr. John Ardussi and Prof. Per Sørensen will present their joint research project conducted together with Anna Balikci-Denjongpa on the royal history of Sikkim, and their new publication which was just released (at the end of May). They will outline the scope of their work, introduce their manuscript resources, and present the way they integrated artwork, photography, and other supplements including genealogies and maps. They will discuss how their translation made use of the 1910 unpublished draft version by Kazi Dawasamdup.

 

Prof. Per K. Sørensen is a Professor of Central Asian Studies at the University of Leipzig. His interests cover Tibetan and Himalayan literature, culture and history.

Dr. John Ardussi is a senior research fellow at the University of Virginia, Tibet Center. His focus of research is centred on the histories and cultures of Bhutan and Tibet, and the interrelations with the cultures and history of the Himalayan states.

 

Registration: Tara Herbener herbenet@hu-berlin.de

Contact / Lecture Series: Dr. Nike-Ann Schröder nike-ann.schroeder@hu-berlin.de