HTIB00671U Reading Classical Tibetan: Scholastic and Doctrine, and Historical Context

Volume 2015/2016

Asienstudier på BA-niveau med specialisering i de centrale fag Indologi, Japanstudier, Kinastudier, Koreastudier, Sydøstasienstudier og Tibetologi, 2010-ordningen


In this seminar we are going to read selected passages of Tibetan literature, mostly scholastic texts and their colophons plus some rnam thar for comprehending their context. Students should be well acquainted with the basics of Classical Tibetan. The aim of this module is at first the grammatical analysis, meticulous translation, and terminological comprehension of the respective passages. Furthermore we will try to develop a critical understanding of the relation between text and its various contexts.

Learning Outcome

BA 2010-ordning:
Tibetologisk realia 1 (fagelementkode HTIB00671E)
Tibetansk sprog 2 (fagelementkode HTIB00711E)
Tibetansk sprog 3 (fagelementkode HTIB00741E)


Will be distributed during the semester

Basic knowledge of Tibetan grammar
Seminar with lectures and group work
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 28
  • Preparation
  • 384,5
  • Total
  • 412,5
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment