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Monday, 31 March 2014

Tibetan Corpus Linguistics project

New research on Tibetan linguistics presented at SOAS,  financed by AHRC.
Audio files of the presentations available at the link below:
http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2014/03/tibetan-in-digital-communication/
Dr Nathan Hill in action presenting the research project results


Ulaanbaatar 2013

Bodleian Libraries was represented at the 2013 conference of IATS XIII (International Association of Tibetan Studies), held this year in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia.

IATS participants 2013 @ Ulaanbaatar
(click on photo to enlarge it)
Charles Manson (Bodleian Libraries) gave a presentation in the Tibetan Information Technology panel, on

Development of a digital catalogue of the 
Bodleian Tibetan manuscripts: 
Bod Karchak @ the Bod.


 [Bod (pronounced bรถd is the transcribed Tibetan language word for Tibet, 
as well as being the 'nickname' for the Bodleian - a quirky pun.
'Karchak' is the Tibetan word for catalogue or table of contents: dkar chag.]

The presentation Powerpoint file is here



Tsong-kha-pa new set @ Bodleian


Set of Tsong-kha-pa works, gsung 'bum, now in Bodleian Library.


Set derived from 5 manuscripts and a blockprint, all in Potala collection.
See library catalogue record for the set at
http://solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=OXVU1&docId=oxfaleph019657707 


Thursday, 6 March 2014