Recent Research on Ladakh 4 & 5

confproc04 Henry Osmaston and Philip Denwood (eds.). 1995. Recent Research on Ladakh 4 & 5. Proceedings of the Fourth and Fifth International Colloquia on Ladakh. Bristol 1989 & London 1992. London: SOAS Studies. ISBN 0 7286 0241 5. 429 pp.


4th Colloquium (Bristol 1989)

  • Henry Osmaston- Introduction”
  • John Clarke: “Survey of Metalworking in Ladakh”
  • John Crook: “Ecology and Culture in the Adaptive Radiation of Tibetan Speaking Peoples in the Himalayas”
  • Philip Denwood: “William Moorcroft: an Assessment”
  • Jamyang Gyaltsen: “Monks of Mangtro Gompa”
  • Kath Howard: “Archaeological Notes on mChod-rten Types in Ladakh and Zanskar from the 11th-15th Centuries”
  • Neil Howard: “The Fortified Places of Zanskar”
  • Patrick Kaplanian: “L’homme dans le monde surnaturel du Ladakh”
  • David Mallon & Roger Prodon: “Ecology and Conservation in Ladakh”
  • Gudrun Meier: “Sozialstrukturen in Hunza (Pakistan)”
  • Henry Osmaston: “Farming, Nutrition & Health in Ladakh, Tibet & Lowland China”
  • Nigel Padfield: “Child Health and Nutrition in some Ladakhi Villages”
  • Abby Ripley: “Food as Ritual”
  • Robert Roaf: “Ladakh in 1936”
  • Nawang Tsering Shakspo: “The Significance of Khusho in the Cultural History of Ladakh”
  • Abdul Ghani Sheikh: “A Brief History of Muslims in Ladakh”
  • Harjit Singh: “Ecological Set-up and Agrarian Structure of High Altitude Villages of Ladakh”
  • Nawang Tsering: “The Fate of Traditional Education in Ladakh”
  • Rohit Vohra: “Early History of Ladakh: Mythic Lore and Fabulation”
  • Kulbhushan Warikoo: “Gateway to Central Asia: the Transhimalayan Trade of Ladakh 1846-1947”

Fifth Colloquium (London 1992)

  • Philip Denwood: “Introduction”
  • John Bray: “Kasmir, Ladakh and Western Tibet: Episodes in Frontier Diplomacy during British Rule in India”
  • James Crowden: “Development and Change in Zangskar 1977-1989”
  • Philip Denwood: “The Tibetanisation of Ladakh: the Linguistic Evidence”
  • Pascale Dollfus: “Ethnohistoire des musulmans du Ladakh central”
  • Nicky Grist: “Moorcroft’s Contribution to Ladakh Studies”
  • Kim Gutschow: “Kinship in Zangskar: Idiom and Practice”
  • Neil Howard: “Military Aspects of the Dogra Conquest of Ladakh 1834-1839”
  • Bernard le Calloc’h: “Historical Background of Csoma de Kôrös’s sojourn in Ladakh 1834-1839”
  • Peter Marczell: “Boddhisattva Csoma de Kôrös: Myth or Reality?”
  • Gudrun Meier: “A.H. Francke – a “Brother in Spirit” to Alexander Csoma de Kôrös”
  • Elizabeth Tóth: “A Source Used by Alexander Csoma de Kôrös for his Tibetan Studies (Giorgi, Alphabetum Tibetanum)”
  • Mark Trewin: “The Politics of Ladakhi Song: Three versions of a praise song attributed to Morup Stanzin, c. 1825”
  • Rohit Vohra: “Arabic Inscriptions of the Late First Millennium A.D. from Tangtse in Ladakh”