Peter Schwieger is Professor of Tibetology and the head of the Department of Mongolian and Tibetan Studies at the University of Bonn. His current research focusses on the political and social history of Tibet based on archival material. Institutional page
Main publications related to the ANR/DFG Project “Social History of Tibetan Societies”:
(Forthcoming a) From Hagiography to Modern Short Story: How to get rid of old social ideals and literary stereotypes, in PIATS 2010.
(Forthcoming b) Hybrid Tibetan ”hagiographies“ of the People’s Republic of China, in: St. Conermann/J. Rheingans (ed.) Narrative Pattern and Genre in Hagiographic Life Writing. Berlin 2013 [=Naratologia Aliena? Studien des Bonner Zentrums für Transkulturelle Narratologie (BZTN), Bd. 7]
(Forthcoming c) On the Jurisdiction in South-East-Tibet after the Rise of the dGa’ ldan pho brang Government (in PIATS 2013)
(Forthcoming d) “Grenze” (article on the keyword “Grenze”, border/boundary vs. frontier, exemplified by the political history of Tibet, as contribution to a publishing project called Bonner Enzyklopädie der Globalität of the colleagues for Political Science at Bonn University, first to be published in German, afterwards in an English translation with Springer Verlag)
Forthcoming e The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China. A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation, New York: Columbia University Press, 2014.
(2010), “Significance of Ming titles conferred upon the Phag mo gru rulers: A Reevaluation of Chinese-Tibetan Relations during the Ming Dynasty”, in: The Tibet Journal, Special Issue: The Earth Ox Papers. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, Held at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, September 2009 on the Occasion of the ‘Thank you India’ Year, ed. by R. Vitali, Autumn & Winter 2009/ Spring and Summer 2010 vol. XXXIV, no.3 & 4 / vol.XXXV, no. 1 & 2, Dharamsala (Indien): LTWA, pp. 313-328.