Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie

Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 24, 2015

Bilingual Journal of the École française d'Extrême-Orient

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Kingship, Ritual, and Narrative in Tibet and the Surrounding Cultural Area

Royauté, rituel et narration au Tibet et dans l'aire culturelle alentour


  • Brandon DOTSON
    À nos lecteurs / To Our Readers
  • Note sur la transliteration et la transcription phonétique / Note on Transliteration and Phonetics


  • Brandon DOTSON
    Naming the King: Accession, Death, and Afterlife through the Re-, Un-, and Nick-Naming of Tibet's Kings
  • Lewis DONEY
    Early Bodhisattva-Kingship in Tibet: The Case of Tri Songdétsen
  • Nathan W. HILL
    The sku bla Rite in Imperial Tibetan Religion
  • Megan BRYSON
    Tsenpo Chung, Yunnan wang, Mahārāja: Royal Titles in Narratives of Nanzhao Kingshipbetween Tibet and Tang China
  • Christian JAHODA & Christiane KALANTARI
    Kingship in Western Tibet in the 10th and 11th Centuries
    "Only Kingly Deeds": Zhang Tselpa and the Symbolism of Kingship
  • Adam C. KRUG
    Pakpas Verses on Governance in Advice to Prince Jibik Temür: A Jewel Rosary
    Servant-like Lords and Heavenly Kings: Jangchup Gyeltsen and the Fifth Dalai Lama on Governance and Kingship
  • ISHIHAMA Yumiko
    The Dalai Lama as the cakravarti-rāja as Manifested by the Bodhisatva Avalokiteśvara
  • Martin MILLS
    The Perils of Exchange: Karma, Kingship and Templecraft in Tibet
    The Fictional Kings of Nepal: An Exploration of the Monarchs Pluri-Selfhood

Rapports de recherche / Research Reports

    Unwritten Life (and Death) of a "Pharmacist" in Song China: Decoding Hancheng 韓城 Tomb Murals

Comptes rendus / Book Reviews

    Peter SCHWIEGER, The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

EFEO Field Scholarships - 1st Semester 2018

The deadline for submitting an application to an EFEO Field Scholarships for Master and PhD students enabling a field study in Asia at one of the EFEO centers is set to the 15th of October 2017
New publication

The fourth volume of the Epigraphy and Oral Sources of Peking Temple - A Social History of an Empire Capital programme carried out by the EFEO with the support of the École Pratique des Hautes Études and Peking Normal University is published.

Marianne Bujard (吕敏), éd., Ju Xi, Guan Xiaojing 關笑晶, Wang Minqing 王敏慶, Lei Yang 雷陽, Beijing neicheng simiao beike zhi 北京内城寺廟碑刻志 (Temples et stèles de Pékin), vol. 4, 2 t., 916 p., Péking, Guojia tushuguan 國家圖書館出版社 (National Library), 2017. READ MORE
International symposium ''Calendriers d’Europe et d’Asie''
Paris, France,

On Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th October 2017, the International symposium "Calendrier d'Europe et d'Asie" is organized by Alain Arrault (EFEO), Olivier Guyotjeannin (ENC) and Perrine Mane (CRH)

École nationale des chartes, 65 rue de richelieu, Paris 2e - salle Léopold-Delisle

Paris EFEO Seminar
Paris, France,

On Thursday 5th October Chen Hsi-yuan (Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica) is speaking on "The many faces of the prison god in late Imperial China".

4 to 6 p.m (Free admission)
Maison de l'Asie, First floor salon, 22 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris
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