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Tashi Delek and welcome to the Homepages of the International Seminar for Young Tibetologists!

Throughout these pages you will find information about our research network, previous conferences and the seminar in Leipzig, Germany.

Leipzig 2015

Sunday September 6, 15:00 to 19:00 hours:

Possibility to register for the conference and meet early arrivals
in the Building of the Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies, Schillerstr. 6

Monday September 7, 9:00 to 10:30 hours:

Conference Registration in Hörsaalgebäude, second floor, in the foyer

Monday September 7, 11:00 hours, Hörsaal 8:
Opening Ceremony

Opening Speech:
Kalsang Norbu Gurung (University of Bonn), President of the ISYT

Welcome Note:
Eli Franco (University of Leipzig), Director of the Institute for Indology and Central Asian Studies

Information and Thanks:
Franz Xaver Erhard (University of Leipzig), Head of the ISYT Leipzig Organizing Committee

Keynote Speech:
Per K. Sørensen (University of Leipzig)
A True Story of Spiritual Fascination and Academic Curiosity: The Rise of Tibetology in Germany

Friday September 11, 13:30 to 15:30, Hörsaal 8:
Business Meeting of the ISYT

We cordially invite all eligible participants and members of ISYT to attend the business meeting. During the business meeting the next host of ISYT 2018 will be selected. If you would like to propose a university or future convener please send email to isyt2015(at) or contact any current board member during the seminar.

Moreover, during the business meeting new board members will be elected.

Leipzig 2015 program and abstracts have been published! Go to ISYT 2015 - Program in the left menu.
More information to follow soon ...!