Doney, L.

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Lewis Doney
English Phonetics Lewis Doney
Sort Name Doney, Lewis
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Primary Language:   English
Translates from:   Tibtetan
Translates to:   English
Primary Affiliation (Workplace)
Freie Universität Berlin
Secondary Affiliation

PhD University

School of Oriental and African Studies


2011, PhD, SOAS, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Primary Advisor: Ulrich Pagel.

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Review of PhD Thesis:

Lewis Doney is a philologist and scholar of Buddhist Studies. He received his BA (Religious Studies) from Lancaster University in 2002, and his MA and PhD (Study of Religions) from SOAS, London, in 2004 and 2011. Since then he has been engaged in postdoctoral research on Tibet at LMU, Munich and FU, Berlin. His publications include a book with the title The Zangs gling ma: The First Padmasambhava Biography. (International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 2014). He researched reflections of India in early Tibetan Buddhist historiography as part of the European Research Council-funded project “Asia Beyond Boundaries” at the British Museum. At Ruhr-Universität Bochum he worked on the BuddhistRoad project on "Localising Tibetan Tantric Communities at Dunhuang" -

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