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The Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia (IKGA) is a research facility of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. In terms of geographic and cultural area, research is done on East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia and Central Asia, which encompasses the fields of Indology, Tibetology, Sinology, Japanology, Buddhist Studies and Religious Studies. The research focus at the IKGA lies in the editing and analysis of original textual sources related to the philosophical and religious history of India and Tibet, as well as studies on the religious history of Japan. Most of the research deals with pre-modern history, attempting thereby at providing a basis for an understanding of the traditional foundations of the thought and action in modern Asian societies.
- 2019/05/14–16, International workshop
Tantra and pramāṇa. The Sāramañjarī by Samantabhadra
- 2019/05/21, Lecture by Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Imagining Tibetan intellectual history
The institute's colloquium takes place monthly every first Tuesday between 11:00 am and 12:30 pm in room 2.25 (IKGA, Hollandstr. 11-13/2, 1020 Wien). The colloquium is a platform for discussing current research at the institute and research literature. Guests are very welcome; in order to receive material please write to email@example.com.
- 07.05.2019: Round table: To emend or not to emend? Reflection on editorial practices and their rationale
- 04.06.2019: Michael Williams, Rational theology in sixteenth century India: Vyāsatīrtha's Īśvaravāda in the Tarkatāṇḍava
- Patrick McAllister, ed., 2017
Reading Bhaṭṭa Jayanta on Buddhist Nominalism. (BKGA 95.) Wien: VÖAW, 2017 (order online).
- Kurt Tropper, 2016
The Inscription in the ’Du khang of Dgung ’phur Monastery, Spu rang (Mnga’ ris). (BKGA 93.) Wien: VÖAW, 2016 (order online).
- Ernst Steinkellner, 2016
Dharmakīrti's Hetubindu: Critically edited by Ernst Steinkellner on the basis of preparatory work by Helmut Krasser with a translation of the Gilgit fragment by Klaus Wille. (STTAR 19.) Beijing, Vienna: China Tibetology Publishing House and Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2016 (order online).
- Xuezhu Li, Yoshimichi Fujita, ed., 2016
Pañcaśatikā Prajñāpāramitā: Sanskrit and Tibetan Texts. (STTAR 20.) Beijing, Vienna: China Tibetology Publishing House and Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 2016 (order online).
- Guntram Hazod, Shen Weirong, ed., 2018
Tibetan Genealogies: Studies in Memoriam of Guge Tsering Gyalpo (1961-2015). Beijing: China Tibetology Publishing House, 2018.
- Ernst Steinkellner, 2017
Early Indian Epistemology and Logic: Fragments from Jinendrabuddhi's Pramāṇasamuccayaṭīkā 1 and 2. Tokyo: The International Institute for Buddhist Studies, 2017.
- Chiou, Pei-Lin
- Freschi, Elisa
- Graheli, Alessandro
- Hazod, Guntram
- Hugon, Pascale
- Kellner, Birgit
- Kintaert, Thomas
- Köck, Stefan
- Langelaar, Reinier
- Lasic, Horst
- MacDonald, Anne
- McAllister, Patrick
- Mirnig, Nina
- Munsi, Sudipta
- Muroya, Yasutaka
- Pecchia, Cristina
- Peck-Kubaczek, Cynthia
- Pickl-Kolaczia, Brigitte
- Prets, Ernst
- Rastelli, Marion
- Saccone, Serena
- Saxena, Shishir
- Scheid, Bernhard
- Schmücker, Marcus
- Steinkellner, Ernst
- Tropper, Kurt
- Williams, Michael
- Ehemalige Mitarbeiter