SOAS University of London

Scholars begin work on Tibetan Buddhist Museum Coilections

18 August 2017
Louise Tythacott at Hemis Monastery
Chemre Monastery in Ladakh
Chemre Museum

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. 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. Read more...