Interaction in the Himalayas and Central Asia : processes of transfer, translation and transformation in art, archaeology, religion and polity : proceedings of the Third International SEECHAC Colloquium, 25-27 Nov. 2013, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna / Eva Allinger [and four others], (editors).

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International SEECHAC Colloquium (3rd : 2013 : Vienna, Austria) [Browse]
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Book
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English
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Vienna, Austria : Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2017.
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1 online resource (viii, 423 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, plans.

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The proceedings of the Third International SEECHAC Colloquium, held in Vienna in 2013, are devoted to the topic "Interaction in the Himalayas and Central Asia." Divided into three parts - I. Transfer and Interaction in Central Asia and Tibet; II. Translation and Adoption of Art and Architecture in the Western Himalayas; III. Patterns of Transformation in Tibet, Nepal, Mongolia and Central Asia--and preceded by an introduction by Christian Jahoda, past and current transformation processes of social, religious and material culture are addressed in 19 original contributions by experts from various fields of knowledge and disciplines including archaeology, architecture, art history and social anthropology as well as Central Asian, Mongolian and Tibetan Studies: Eva Allinger, Agnes Birtalan, Isabelle Charleux, Quentin Devers, Marialaura Di Mattia, Lewis Doney, Lhagvasuren Erdenebold, Finbarr B. Flood, Hubert Feiglstorfer, Frantz Grenet, Amy Heller and Charlotte Eng, Christiane Kalantari, Maria-Katharina Lang, Marie Lecomte-Tilouine, Ciro Lo Muzio, Elise Luneau, Oscar Nalesini, David Pritzker and Tianshu Zhu.
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  • Academy publication.
  • International conference proceedings.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Description based on: online resource; title from pdf title page (JSTOR, viewed June 20, 2020).
Contents
  • Introduction: Interaction in the Himalayas and Central Asia / Christian Jahoda. I. Transfer and Interaction in Central Asia and Tibet. Transfers and Interactions between North and South in Central Asia during the Bronze Age / Élise Luneau
  • Preliminary Excavation Findings from Shoroon Bumbagar, Ulaan Kherem, Mongolia / Lhagvasuren Erdenebold
  • Two Enigmatic "Megalithic" Sites in Tibet / Oscar Nalesini
  • Skanda and the Mothers in Khotanese Buddhist Painting / Ciro Lo Muzio
  • The Deydier Vase and Its Tibetan Connections: A Preliminary Note / Frantz Grenet
  • Allegories of Kingship: A Preliminary Study of a Western Central Asian Gold Ewer in the Royal Court of Tibet / David Thomas Pritzker
  • The Influence from Khotan: The Standing Buddha Images in Kucha / Tianshu Zhu. II. Translation and Adoption of Art and Architecture in the Western Himalayas. An Early West Tibetan Manuscript from Hanle Monastery, Ladakh / Eva Allinger
  • Three Ancient Manuscripts from Tholing in the Tucci Collection, IsIAO, Roma, Part II: Manuscript 1329 0 / Amy Heller & Charlotte Eng
  • The Art of Khorchag and Khartse in the Fabric of Western Himalayan Buddhist Art (10th-14th Centuries): Questions of Style II / Christiane Kalantari
  • A Turk in the Dukhang? Comparative Perspectives on Elite Dress in Medieval Ladakh and the Caucasus / Finbarr B. Flood
  • A Cultural Crossroads: Some "Foreign" Elements in the Art and Architecture of mNga' ris / Marialaura Di Mattia
  • Reconstruction of the West Tibetan Temples of Khorchag: The Lhakhang Chenmo / Hubert Feiglstorfer. III. Patterns of Transformation in Tibet, Nepal, Mongolia and Central Asia. Narrative Transformations: The Spiritual Friends of Khri Srong Ide brtsan / Lewis Doney
  • Charting Ancient Routes in Ladakh: An Archaeological Documentation / Quentin Devers
  • Is There a Network of Sacred Fires Across the Himalayas and Central Asia? From Baku to Nepal, and Back / Marie Lecomte-Tilouine
  • Circumambulating the Jowo in Mongolia: Why Erdeni Juu Should Be Understood as "Jowo Rinpoche" / Isabelle Charleux
  • Between the Himalayas and Inner Asia: The Mongolian Case / Ágnes Birtalan
  • Moving Artefacts: Mongolian Tsam Figures / Maria-Katharina Lang.
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3-7001-8121-3
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