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EDUCATION
2020-2021    Sanskrit Introductory Class with Dr. A. M. Ruppel (The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit).
2020              Traditional reading of the Vajrapañjaratantra with several commentaries by Khenpo Chödrak Tenphel, Kathmandu, Nepal
2018–2019   MBSR Teacher-Training, IMA (France)
2012–2017    Doctoral studies under the direction of Matthew Kapstein (École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, Religious sciences): “A Lineage in Time: The Vicissitudes of the rNgog pa bka’ brgyud from the 11th through 19th centuries”
2007–2011    Diplôme de l’École Pratique des Hautes Études (MA), under the direction of Matthew Kapstein (EPHE, Paris, Religious sciences): “Construction de la tradition biographique de Mar-pa Chos-kyi-blo-gros”
2003–2008    Three-month annual Tibetan language travels to India and Nepal
1999–2005    Buddhist Studies in the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, Delhi, India (B.A. in Buddhist Studies obtained in March 2003)
1999–2002    B.A. in English Literature & Civilization (Toulouse le Mirail, France)
1998–1999    Certificate of Advanced English (Abingdon College, United Kingdom)
1998    Baccalauréat with honors

AWARDS
2019              Khyentse Foundation Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertation in Buddhist Studies (Europe, 2017-2018)
2012–2015    3-year full PhD grant from Paris Novi Mundi University

WORK EXPERIENCE
Apr-June 2021   Numata Invited Professor of Buddhist Studies, Wien Universität (Austria).
2019–present    Teaching mindfulness meditation and MBSR program
2016–present    Coordination of a European training institute for MBSR teachers in France (translation, communication, administration)
2003–present    Tibetan to French / English interpretation of Buddhist courses
2013–2019         Organization of Tibetan Studies conferences at the EPHE
2010–2016         Librarian at the Documentation Centre on Tibet (CDAT), EPHE

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND ASSOCIATION
2015–present    Board member of the ISYT (International Seminar of Young Tibetologists)
2016–present    Member of the IATS (International Association of Tibetan Studies)
2014–2020        Secretary of the SFEMT (Société Française d’Étude du Monde Tibétain, Paris)
2011–present     Member of the CRCAO (East Asian Civilisations Research Centre, Paris)


Journal articles5 documents

  • Cécile Ducher. Goldmine of Knowledge: the collections of the gNas bcu lha khang in ’Bras spungs Monastery. Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines, CNRS, 2020, pp.121-139. ⟨hal-03464660⟩
  • Cécile Ducher. From Song to Biography and from Biography to Song: The Use of gur in Marpa’s namthar. Life Writing, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2020, 17 (2), pp.205-219. ⟨10.1080/14484528.2019.1621444⟩. ⟨hal-03465983⟩
  • Cécile Ducher. Sihlé Nicolas, Rituels bouddhiques de pouvoir et de violence : la figure du tantriste tibétain. Études mongoles et sibériennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines, Centre d'Etudes Mongoles & Sibériennes / École Pratique des Hautes Études, 2015, ⟨10.4000/emscat.2676⟩. ⟨hal-03464653⟩
  • Cécile Ducher. Andrew Quintman: The Yogin and the Madman: Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa. (South Asia across the Disciplines.) xi, 314 pp. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. £24. ISBN: 978 0 231 16415 3.. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2015, 78 (1), pp.214-216. ⟨10.1017/S0041977X1400127X⟩. ⟨hal-03464654⟩
  • Cécile Ducher. Construction de la tradition biographique de Marpa Chökyi Lodrö. Études mongoles et sibériennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines, Centre d'Etudes Mongoles & Sibériennes / École Pratique des Hautes Études, 2011, 17 (42), pp.54-63. ⟨10.4000/emscat.1949⟩. ⟨hal-03464649⟩

Books1 document

Book sections4 documents

  • Cécile Ducher. A Neglected Bka’ brgyud Lineage: the Rngog from Gzhung and the Rngog pa Bka’ brgyud Transmission. Mahāmudrā in India and Tibet, BRILL, pp.142-169, 2020, ⟨10.1163/9789004410893_006⟩. ⟨hal-03466013⟩
  • Cécile Ducher. “A neglected bKa’ brgyud lineage: the rNgog from gZhung and the rNgog pa bka’ brgyud transmission”. Edited by Roger Jackson and Klaus-Dieter Mathes. Mahāmudrā in India and Tibet, Brill, pp.142—169, 2020. ⟨hal-03465988⟩
  • Cécile Ducher. "The Treasury of Kagyü Mantra: A Nineteenth-Century Collection of Marpa’s Tantric Teachings". Edited by D. Arnold, C. Ducher and P.J. Hartner. Reasons and Lives in Buddhist Traditions: Studies in Honor of Matthew Kapstein, Wisdom Publications, pp.127—139, 2019. ⟨hal-03465985⟩
  • Cécile Ducher. Structuration d’un lignage religieux au Tibet médiéval : le clan Ngok. Réseaux religieux et spirituels : du Moyen Âge à nos jours, Éditions du Comité des travaux historiques et scientifiques, pp.54-63, 2016, ⟨10.4000/books.cths.358⟩. ⟨hal-03464651⟩

Theses1 document

  • Cécile Ducher. A Lineage in Time : The Vicissitudes of the rNgog pa bka’ brgyud from the 11th through 19th centuries. History. Université Paris sciences et lettres, 2017. English. ⟨NNT : 2017PSLEP052⟩. ⟨tel-02106815⟩