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Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia

Mr Charles Manson

BA (SOAS), MTS (Harvard Divinity School)


Charles Manson
Tibetan Studies

Member, Tibetan Studies Group

Mr Charles Manson
Email address:
020 7898 4220
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Charles Manson received his BA degree from SOAS, and MTS degree from Harvard Divinity School (Tibetan Buddhism). In addition to teaching at SOAS, he is currently Tibetan Subject Librarian for the Bodleian Library, Oxford. He maintains Bod Blog (yeshiuk.blogspot.com), a blog relating to the Tibetan Collection at the Bodleian.


Book Chapters

Manson, Charles and Hill, Nathan W. (2014) 'A Gter ma of Negatives. H.E. Richardson's photographic negatives of manuscript copies of Tibetan Imperial Inscriptions possibly collected by Rig 'dzin Tshe dbang nor bu in the 18th Century CE recently found in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.' In: Tropper, Kurt, (ed.), Epigraphic Evidence in the Pre-modern Buddhist World: Proceedings of the Eponymous Conference Held in Vienna, 14-15 Oct. 2011. Vienna: Arbeitskreis für Tibetische und Buddhistischen Studien, Universität Wien., pp. 83-115. (Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde)

Manson, Charles 'Elastic Time, Magical Memories: Multifarious Lives of Karmapas.' In: Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: Birth-Narratives, Institutional Innovation, and Embodiment of Divine Power. Cambridge, Massachussetts: Wisdom Books. (In Press)


Manson, Charles (2009) 'Introduction to the Life of Karma Pakshi (1204/6-1283).' Bulletin of Tibetology, 45 (1). pp. 25-52.

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