SOAS University of London

A day of Tangut studies: a celebration of language and culture in China's Xixia Dynasty


Date: 25 April 2013Time: 2:00 PM

Finishes: 25 April 2013Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 116

Type of Event: Symposium

The programme will include the following speakers:

  • Dr. Liu Changqing (Ningxia University), "Digitalization of Tangut Script"
  • Dr. Imre Galambos (Cambridge) "Preliminary notes on the Tangut manuscript 'Miscellaneous histories' (Or.12380/2579) from the British Library"
  • Dr. Guillaume Jacques (CRLAO, CNRS) "A comparative perspective on the Tangut verb"
  • Dr. Romain Lefebvre (Artois University). "Analysis of the Tangut chapter 41 of Avatamsakasutra"
  • Dr. Andrew West, "A new interpretation of the Ode on Monthly Pleasure"

Organiser: Nathan W. Hill

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Sponsor: London Confucius Institute