The Second Workshop of the Franco-German Project “Social Status in the Tibetan” will take place in Paris on 24/25 November:

Emblems and Representations of Social Status in Tibetan Societies

 

Thursday 24 November
Goethe Institute, 17 av. de Iéna, 75116 Paris, salle du deuxième étage
Friday 25 November
Maison de l’Asie, 22 av. du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris, Grand Salon

 

THURSDAY 24 NOVEMBER

9h00–9h15
Welcome and Introduction

Morning Session
Chair: Alice Travers

9h15–9h50
Peter Schwieger: Deeds and Status in the Early Ganden Podrang Government
9h50–10h25
Stefan Larsson: The Social Status of the Wandering Yogins
10h25–11h00
John Bray: Hats, Robes and Hybrids

11h00–11h30
Tea/Coffee

11h30–12h05
Petra Maurer: Buried Uphill or Downhill? Aspects of Social Order in the Land
and the Ground
12h05–12h40
Lobsang Yongden: Misdiagnosed? Re-examining Lobsang Palden Yeshe’s Death From
Smallpox in 1780

12h40–13h50
Lunch

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13h50–15h45
Visit to the Musée Guimet for Conference Presenters

15h45–16h15
Tea/Coffee

Thursday Afternoon Session
Chair: Peter Schwieger

16h15–16h50
Charles Ramble: The Social Order on Display: Guidelines for a Nineteenth-century
Ceremony in a Himalayan Principality
16h50–17h25
Alice Travers: Changing Emblems of Social Domination: a Brief Note on a Few Aristocratic
Family Crests

 

FRIDAY 25 NOVEMBER

Morning Session
Chair: John Bray

9h00–9h35
Jeannine Bischoff: Passing on Dependency among Central Tibetan mi ser
9h35–10h10
Kalsang Norbu Gurung: Who were the tax collectors in pre-1959 Tibet?

10h10–10h45
Tea/Coffee

10h45–11h20
Berthe Jansen: Ragtag Buddhism: of Storytellers and their Social Status
11h20–11h55
Teresa Raffelsberger: The Representation of the Ladakhi Kings of the Namgyal Dynasty in
Written Sources from 16th to 19th Century
11h55–12h40
Film: Inside Tibet (1943), Documentary of Ilya Tolstoy and Brooke Dolan’s visit to Lhasa
(US Government Office of Strategic Services)

12h40–14h00
Lunch

Friday Afternoon Session
Chair: Petra Maurer

14h00–14h35
Maria-Katharina Lang: Artefact Transfers and Objects of Relation
14h35–15h10
Saul Mullard: Drums, Bells and Silence: Status Symbols of the Multi-ethnic Aristocracy of
Sikkim

15h10–15h40
Tea/Coffee

15h40–16h15
Fernanda Pirie: Brave Tigers, Heroic Warriors, and Skillful Mediators: the Many Lives
of a Status Symbol
16h15–16h50
Jim Rheingans: Mind the Head: The Yellow and other Tibetan Hats and Some Curious
Incidents Surrounding their Social and Religious Symbolism

16h50–17h30
Business Meeting
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