School of History, Religions and Philosophies

Professor Ulrich Pagel

Key information

Roles
Centre of Buddhist Studies Committee Member Centre of Jaina Studies Member, Centre of Jaina Studies Academic Staff, Centre of Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus China Institute Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute Member, Tibetan Studies Group
Qualifications
BA, PhD (London)
Building
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office
Room 343
Email address
up1@soas.ac.uk
Telephone number
+44 (0)20 7898 4782
Support hours
On sabbatical 2022-2023

Biography

Service in International Associations
  • General Secretary, International Association of Buddhist Studies (2011)
Academic Management
  • Editor-in-Chief, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies (2010)

Research interests

Mahāyāna Literature, Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Ancient India, Buddhist Monasticism, Buddhist Philosophy, Traditions of Buddhist Meditation

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Mr Manuel Antonio Ato Del Avellanal Carrera Interdependent Self and Engaged Citizenship: A Buddhist Approach to the Contemporary Philosophical Debate on Civic Virtue
Rosemary Busto Religious and Ascetic Influences on Modern Yoga (Working title)
Ayesha Fuentes On the use of human remains in Tibetan ritual objects
Mr Sayam Patthranuprawat SUB-STORIES IN THE MAHĀBHĀRATA: SIGNIFICANCE AND NARRATIVE FUNCTIONS
Ms Susan Roach ‘The Qualities of the Purified’: attitudes towards asceticism in the Mūlasarvāstivāda-vinaya

Publications

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