Public lecture Buddhist Studies: In search of Buddhist Western Tibet
- Prof. dr. Helmut Tauscher
- Wednesday 12 April 2017
2311 BD Leiden
Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies, Dr. Helmut Tauscher will hold a public lecture on his area of expertise:
“In search of Buddhist Western Tibet: Palaces, monasteries and manuscripts in Lahul, Ladakh and Zangskar”
Prof. (ret.) Dr. Helmut Tauscher served for many years as Director of the Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies and Deputy Director of the Department for South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies at the University of Vienna, where he earned his PhD in Tibetan and Buddhist Studies (1981). A specialist in Tibetan Buddhism, he has researched and travelled extensively in Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh, and Ladakh / Zanskar, Jammu & Kashimr, India.
Registration for the Public Lecture is not needed.