Panel 3: Bhutan-Sikkim

PANEL 3: Bhutan–Sikkim

Convenor: Jenny Bentley




Part I

9:00–9:30 Bhutan: The Political Role of Kidu

Brian Shaw

9:30–10:00 The 4th Zhwa–dmar–pa in Bhum–thang: Perspective on Religio–Political History

Kamilla Mojzes Éva

10:00–10:30 Carving Khenpo Ngaga’s Commentary on Tri Yeshe Lama: a project of the National Library & Archives of Bhutan

Felicity Shaw


Tea and Coffee


11.00–11:30 Stumbles in Darjeeling, Sikkim and Tibet in the 1890s: A Young Man’s View of the Border World

John Bray

11:30–12:00 Finding Yarlung in south central Bhutan. Myths, migrations and society: The community of Ngangla Trong in Lower Kheng

Françoise Pommaret



Part II

12:00–12:30 Pre-Buddhist Practices in the Monyul Area: a case-study from western Arunachal Pradesh.

Tim A. Bodt





2:00–2:30 The Bum chu occasion at the Tashiding Monastery, West Sikkim

Hissey Wongchuk Bhutia


2:30–3:00 Kóngchen’s Soldiers and Local Guardian Deities: Ritual Protection and Royal Patronage in the Religious Tradition and Political History of Dzongu

Jenny Bentley

3:00–3:30 3:00-3:30

Critical Decisions: Seeking Health Care in Bhutan

Jonathan Taee


Tea and Coffee


4:00–4:30 A Tantric War—Hidden Dimension of the 2nd  Duar War in Bhutan

Tetsu Nagasawa


4:30–5:00 Notes on the (Tibeto-) Monpa and Shertukpen Treaties with British India in the 19th Century

Lobsang Tenpa