Panel 17: New directions in Amdo studies


TUESDAY 21 JUNE (Auditorium B)

Convener: Bryan Cuevas

9.00-9.15: Opening of panel.

9.15-9.45: Paul K. Nietupski: Power relations among Amdo’s Henan Mongols, Tibetans, Muslims, and Manchus.

9.45-10.15: Eveline Yang: Mongol royal lineages between Khams and A mdo: a preliminary study of a Chaghadaid genealogy in Rdza chu kha and Mgo log.

10.15-10.45: Yoko Ikejiri: Historical roles of the monastic network of the eastern part of Amdo in the 17th century.

10.45-11.15: Tea and coffee break.

11.15-11.45: Bryan Cuevas: Sorcerer of the Iron Castle: the obscure life of Blo bzang bstan pa rab rgyas (c. 1646-1721), the First Brag dkar Sngags rams pa of A mdo.

11.45-12.15: Ling-wei Kung: Buddhist brotherhood: inheritance system of Sakya tradition and political structure in Amdo during 15th–17th centuries.

12.15-12.45: Karl Debreczeny: Rivalry and identity: Tibetan and Chinese artists in early 17th century Amdo.

12.45-13-45: LUNCH

13.45-14.15: Michael Sheehy: Jo nang pa networks in A mdo, 1425-1901.

14.15-14.45: Wang Yuewei: Offering Mandala to Buddha: the institution and cosmology represented in a sacrificing ritual of an Amdo Tibetan community.