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SOAS History of Art scholars begin work on Tibetan Buddhist Museum Collections

18 August 2017
Museum Committee Chemre with Christian and Kunsang

Tibetan Monastery Collections Today (AHRC research grant, 2016-19)

From March-April 2017, Christian Luczanits, Louise Tythacott and Kunsang Namgyal Lama undertook their first research trip to Ladakh as part of a 3-year AHRC-funded project documenting Tibetan Buddhist Monastery Collections and Museums.

Louise Tythacott at Hemis Monastery

They interviewed specialists at 7 monasteries, and worked on re-displaying the collections at Chemre monastery museum, which is due to open in November 2017.

Chemre Museum