SOAS University of London

China & Inner Asia Section, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures

Mr Tsering Samdrup Cairangsanzhou

MA (University of Oslo)
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Tsering Samdrup
Mr Tsering Samdrup Cairangsanzhou
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Thesis title:
Expressing Politeness in Old Tibetan: Investigation based on three Dunhuang Tibetan texts
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"Before commencing his graduate studies, Tsering worked as a field representative for the Buddhist Digital Resource Centre (BDRC). His current research focuses on the use of pragmatics in Old Tibetan, as well as the language and culture of Tibet in general and the Amdo region in particular. He also translates both scholarly and non-scholarly works from English into Tibetan."


Second Annual University of Oxford China Humanities Graduate Conference, 10-11th January 2018


International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS); The Philological Society


Old Tibetan; Tibetan language and culture; Amdo history