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Charles Ramble: curriculum vitae


 

1. Personal information

Name: Charles A.E. Ramble

Nationality: British

Date of birth: 6 February 1957

Place of birth: Calcutta, India

 

Present employment:

Directeur d’études

(Professor of Tibetan History and Philology)

École Pratique des Hautes Études,

Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques,

4-14 rue Ferrus

75014 Paris

email: charles.ramble@orinst.ox.ac.uk

 

2. Education

1979-1985        University of Oxford, UK. D.Phil. in social anthropology. Title of doctoral thesis: “The lamas of Lubra: Tibetan Bonpo householder priests in North-west Nepal”.

1976–1979       University of Durham, UK. BA (Joint hons.) in psychology and anthropology.

1975–1976       Pomfret Academy, Pomfret, Connecticut, USA.

1969–1975       Peter Symonds’ Grammar School, Winchester, UK.

 

3. Post-doctoral research and employment

2016–      Co-director of Franco-German research project “Social Status in the Tibetan World” (three-year project funded            by   the French National Research Agency [ANR] and the German Research Council [DFG]

2010–       Directeur d’études, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, Paris.

2010–       Research Lecturer in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, University of Oxford.

2012–2016        Co-director of Franco-German research project “The Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th–20th centuries (three-year project funded by the French National Research Agency [ANR] and the German Research Council [DFG]

2012–2015        Principal Investigator in Franco-Austrian research project “Text, Art and Performance in Bön Ritual” (three-year project funded by the Austrian Research Council [FWF])

2000–2010       University Lecturer in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, University of Oxford.

1999           Chargé de cours, University of Paris X (Nanterre): lectures in anthropology of the Himalaya to MA and PhD candidates in ethnology.

1998–2000       Researcher, Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology (Ethnology), University of Vienna.

1997–1998        Researcher (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Seminar für Zentralasienwissenschaft of the Humboldt University, Berlin, for the continuation of the Nepal-German Project on High Mountain Archaeology

 

                   Research associate (Auftragnehmer) at the Institut für Völkerkunde, University of Vienna.

1997                  Chargé de cours in Anthropology of Tibet and Nepal to diploma students INALCO, University of Paris.

1996–1997        Associate member l'ESA 8047, (CNRS/EPHE), Etudes tibétaines.

1992-1997            Researcher (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Seminar für Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft Zentralasiens, University of Bonn, in the framework of the Nepal-German project on High Mountain Archaeology, a multidisciplinary research project on the history of settlement in northern Nepal, funded by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft).

1991–1992        Chargé de cours, University of Paris X (Nanterre): lectures in anthropology of the Himalaya to MA and PhD candidates in ethnology.

1989–1991        Consultant anthropologist in the research phase of a project to establish two contiguous cultural and environmental conservation zones: the Makalu-Barun Conservation Area in East Nepal, and the Qomolongma Nature Preserve in southern Tibet.

1987–1989        Naturalist in the Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

 

 

 

1985–1987       Leverhulme study abroad scholarship for further research in Nepal and Tibet.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Visiting professorships

 

 

 

2013 (Sept–Oct) Visiting professor, Central University for Nationalities, Beijing, China.

 

 

 

2011 (Dec) –    Visiting professor, Northwestern Minorities University, Lanzhou,

 

2012 (Jan)        Gansu, China.

 

 

 

2010 (Dec)–     Visiting professor, CIRDIS: Center for Interdisciplinary Research and

 

2011 (March)   Documentation of Inner and South Asian Cultural History, University of Vienna.

 

 

 

2008 (Oct–Dec) Visiting research fellow, Institut für Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde, University of Vienna.

 

 

 

 

 

5. Grants and project associations (selected since 2000)

 

 

 

2016–               Director of the French team of the Franco-German research project “Social Status in the Tibetan World,” a three-year project funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) and the German Research Council (DFG) (German team directed by Peter Schwieger, University of Bonn)

 

 

 

2015–                Cooperation partner of “Das Mustang ARCHIV: Untersuchung von handschriftlichen Dokumenten durch ethnographische Studien der Papierherstellungstradition in Nepal”, a two-year project directed by Agnieszka Helman-Wazny, Universität Hamburg, funded by the German Research Council (DFG)

 

 

 

2012–2016        Director of the French team of the Franco-German research project “The Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th–20th centuries” (SHTS), three-year project (Mar 2012–Feb 2015) funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR-11-FRAL-0015, €320,000) and the German Research Council (German team directed by Peter Schwieger, University of Bonn), www.tibetanhistory.net

 

 

 

2012–2015        Principal Investigator in Franco-Austrian research project “Text, Art and Performance in Bön Ritual,” three-year project (Dec 2012–Nov 2015) funded by the Austrian Research Council (FWF: P24702-G21, €230,285)

 

 

 

2007–2011        “A Comparative Study of the Earliest Bon and Buddhist Phur pa traditions” (four-year project [May 2007–April 2011], funded by the AHRC (£220,205)

 

2006–2010        “A Critical Edition of the Thabs-kyi zhags-pa and a Comparative Study of its Commentary,” four-year project (March 2006–April 2010), funded by the AHRC (£151,248)

 

2004–2007        “Dunhuang Phur-pa materials,” a study of early Tibetan religious literature based on archaeological finds, three-year project (2004–2007), funded by the AHRB (£95,048)

 

Beginning “Ancient Tantras” Text Restorations: Critical Editions & Studies of Two Seminal Early Tibetan Scriptures (£97,734)

 

 

 

 

 

6. Advisory positions and professional memberships

 

2017               President elect, Société Européenne pour l’Etude des Civilisations de l’Himalaya et de l’Asie Centrale (SEECHAC).

 

 

 

2017–               Directeur, équipe Tibet, Bhoutan et Aires culturelles tibétaines.

 

 

 

2015–               Membre du conseil scientifique, Maison Archaeologie et Ethnologie, Université Paris Ouest.

 

 

 

2014–2016       Member of Scientific Advisory Body, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Austrian Academy of Science.

 

 

 

2014–               Membre de la Société Asiatique.

 

 

 

2013–               Member of editorial board, Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde, Vienna.

 

 

 

2012—            Membre du conseil d’administraton de la Société Européenne pour l'Etude des Civilisations de l'Himalaya et de l'Asie Centrale (SEECHAC)

 

 

 

2012– 2015       Membre du conseil scientifique de la Société française de l’étude du monde tibétain (member of the scientific council of the French Society for the Study of the Tibetan World).

 

 

 

2011–               Membre du conseil scientifique de l’École française d'Extrême-Orient (EFEO) (member of the scientific council of the French School of East Asian Studies).

 

 

 

2011–               Editorial board member, Etudes mongoles, siberiennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines.

 

 

 

2010–               Membre du conseil scientifique de l’Association internationale pour les recherches sur le Bön (AIRB) (member of the scientific council of the International Association for Research on Bön).

 

 

 

2008–2012       Member of the selection committee for Section 38 of the CNRS (Membre du jury d’admissibilité du comité national de la recherche scientifique, Section 38).

 

 

 

2007–2013       Member of the scientific committee of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Documentation of Inner and South Asian Cultural History (CIRDIS), based at the University of Vienna.

 

 

 

2006–2013       President, International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS).

 

 

 

2004–               Vice-President, Eco-Himal UK

 

 

 

2003–               Editorial board member, Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library.

 

 

 

2000–2006       Member of the advisory board of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS).

 

 

 

1994–2002       Co-editor (with Prof. Kamal Prakash Malla) of Kailash: a Journal of Himalayan Studies.

 

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Article dans une revue4 documents

  • Agnieszka Helman-Wazny,, Charles Ramble. Tibetan documents in the archives of the tantric lamas of Tshognam in Mustang, Nepal: An interdisciplinary case study. Revue d'études tibétaines (RET), 2017, 39, pp.266-341. 〈hal-01525052〉
  • Charles Ramble, Ngondzin Ngawang Gyatso. The Lhadag Le’u (lha bdag le’u), ritual specialists of the Black Water Bon of the Phenomenal World in Southern Amdo: a brief introduction. Archiv Orientální, 2016, 84 (3), pp.561-575. 〈hal-01649636〉
  • Charles Ramble. Real and imaginary Tibetan chimeras and their special powers. Mongolo-Tibetica Pragensia, 2014, 6 (2), pp.14-33. 〈hal-01525029〉
  • Charles Ramble. The Assimilation of Astrology in the Tibetan Bon Religion. Extrême-Orient Extrême-Occident, Presses universitaires de Vincennes, 2013, pp.199-232. 〈hal-00943576〉

Ouvrage (y compris édition critique et traduction)6 documents

  • Charles Ramble. Tibetan Sources for a Social History of Mustang, Nepal. Volume 2: The Archives of the Tantric Lamas of Tshognam. International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies. 2016, Dieter Schuh. 〈hal-01525032〉
  • Charles Ramble, Hanna Havnevik. From Bhakti to Bon: Festschrift for Per Kværne. Charles Ramble; Hanna Havnevik. The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture/Novus Forlag, 2015. 〈hal-01649629〉
  • Charles Ramble, Ulrike Roesler. Tibetan and Himalayan Healing: An Anthology for Anthony Aris. Charles Ramble; Ulrike Roesler. Vajra Publications, 2015. 〈hal-01649628〉
  • Charles Ramble. Tibetan sources for a social history of Mustang, Nepal. IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 2, 2012. 〈hal-01649616〉
  • Charles Ramble. Tibetan sources for a social history of Mustang, Nepal. IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 3, 2012. 〈hal-01649615〉
  • Charles Ramble, Jill Sudbury. This World and the Next: Contributions on Tibetan Religion, Science and Society. Charles Ramble; Jill Sudbury. IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 271 p., 2012, 978-3-03809-114-1. 〈hal-01649619〉

Chapitre d'ouvrage17 documents

  • Charles Ramble, Drandul Nyima. Reason against tradition: an attempt at cultural reform in a Tibetan-speaking community in Panchayat-era Nepal. J. Bischoff; S. Mullard. Rules, Reform and Regulations: New Perspectives on Tibetan Social History, Brill, 2016. 〈hal-01649635〉
  • Charles Ramble. Trouble with vampires: or, how the layout of this book came to be done. Charles Ramble; Ulrike Roesler. Tibetan and Himalayan Healing, Vajra Publications, pp.556-70, 2015. 〈hal-01649627〉
  • Charles Ramble. Fearless Dawn, Bloodless Demon: literary and iconographic manifestations of a little-known Bonpo protector. Hanna Havnevik; Charles Ramble. From Bhakti to Bon: Festschrift for Per Kvaerne, The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture/Novus Forlag, pp.409-430, 2015. 〈hal-01649631〉
  • Charles Ramble. Demdem and Dachang: the Regulative Rules of Two Archery Festivals from South Mustang (Nepal). Dieter Schuh. Secular Law and Order in the Tibetan Highland, IIATS, pp.197-224, 2015. 〈hal-01649634〉
  • Charles Ramble. The Demoness’s right (or left) knee (or ankle). A pilgrim’s account of Pra dun tse temple from 1898. O. Czaja; G. Hazod. The Illuminating Mirror: Tibetan Studies in Honour of Per Sørensen on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, pp.373-86, 2015. 〈hal-01649633〉
  • Charles Ramble. Behind the frame: reflections on Nepal. Kevin Bubriski. Nepal: 1975–2011, Peabody Museum Press, pp.9-22, 2014. 〈hal-01649626〉
  • Charles Ramble. The complexity of Tibetan pilgrimage. Max Deeg. Buddhist Pilgrimage in History and Present Times, Lumbini International Research Institute, pp.179-196, 2014. 〈hal-01649624〉
  • Charles Ramble, T. M. Lewis, B. M. Owens. The contractor, the duke, the prime minister and the villagers: exploitation and resistance in nineteenth-century rural Nepal. Sucāruvādadeśika: A Festschrift Honoring Professor Theodore Riccardi, Himal Books, 2014. 〈hal-01649625〉
  • Charles Ramble. Fearless Dawn, Bloodless Demon: literary and iconographic manifestations of a little-known Bonpo protector. From Bhakti to Bon: Festschrift for Per Kvaerne, Novus Forlag, pp.409-430, 2014. 〈hal-01525005〉
  • Charles Ramble. Both fish and fowl? Preliminary reflections on some representations of a Tibetan mirror-world. Franz-Karl Ehrhard; Petra Maurer. Nepalica-Tibetica: Festgabe for Christoph Cüppers, 2, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, pp.75-90, 2013. 〈hal-01649623〉
  • Charles Ramble, Nagru Geshe. Foreword. Dimitri Ermakov; Carol Ermakova. Bön in Nepal. Traces of the Great Zhang Zhung Ancestors in the Himalayas. The Light of the History of Existence, Heritage Publishers, 2013. 〈hal-01649622〉
  • Charles Ramble. Foreword. Marietta Kind. The Bon Landscape of Dolpo: Pilgrimages, Monasteries, Biographies and the Emergence of Bon, Peter Lang, 2012. 〈hal-01649621〉
  • Charles Ramble, T. M. Lewis. The State, the ijaradar and the Baragaon peasantry : exploitation and social justice in nineteenth-century Nepal. Mélange en l’honneur de Theodore Riccardi, 2012. 〈hal-01649617〉
  • Charles Ramble. Foreword. N. J. Allen. Miyapma: Traditional Narratives of the Thulung Rai, Vajra Publications, 2012. 〈hal-01649620〉
  • Charles Ramble, Jill Sudbury. Introduction. Charles Ramble; Jill Sudbury. This World and the Next: Contributions on Tibetan Religion, Science and Society, IITBS, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, pp.7-16, 2012, 978-3-03809-114-1. 〈hal-01649618〉
  • Charles Ramble. The deer as a structuring principle in certain Bonpo rituals : a comparison of three texts for the acquisition of good fortune (g.yang). H. Krasser; P. Mcallister; C. Scherrer-Schaub. Cultural Flows across the Western Himalaya, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, pp.499-528, 2012. 〈hal-01649630〉
  • Charles Ramble. The good, the bad and the ugly: the circumscription of saintly evil in Tibetan biography. Lives Lived, Lives Imagined: Biography in the Buddhist Traditions, 2010. 〈hal-01629627〉

Direction d'ouvrage, Proceedings, Dossier1 document

  • Charles Ramble, Peter Schwieger, Alice Travers. Tibetans who Escaped the Historian's Net. Studies in the Social History of Tibetan Societies. France. Vajra Publications, pp.255, 2013. 〈hal-00933955〉