ILCAA Home > Research Projects and Resources > Joint Research Projects > Constructing a Theory of Tibetan and Him...
Font Size : [Larger] [Medium] [Smaller]



ILCAA Joint Research Project

Constructing a Theory of Tibetan and Himalayan Pastoral Culture—Based on systematic comparisons of folk vocabulary—

Constructing a Theory of Tibetan and Himalayan Pastoral Culture - Based on systematic comparisons of folk vocabulary -

Keywords

  • Pastoralists
  • Tibet and the Himalaya
  • Folk vocabulary

Areas

  • Tibet
  • Bhutan
  • Ladakh
  • Nepal
  • Arunachal

Website

Dictionary of Tibetan Pastoralism

About the Project

Project term: April, 2020–March, 2023

In two previous joint research projects, the basic traditional livestock cultural systems that had been fostered by pastoralists in Qinghai–Tibet were clarified. Therefore, based on these previous projects, this study focuses on livestock management and rituals, in addition to the use of the five main livestock resources: (i) milk, (ii) hair, (iii) skin, (iv) meat, and (v) dung and expands the vocabulary collection target to the pastoral areas in Tibet and the Himalayas. By mapping the folk vocabulary based on systematic recognition, a model of pastoral cultural theory is to be constructed that allows for regional, systematic comparison of cultures, cultural propagation, and the particular influences of neighboring regions.

Shiho EBIHARA, Project Coordinator (Fellow, ILCAA)

Members

Coordinator

  • Shiho EBIHARA (ILCAA)

ILCAA Staff

  • Izumi HOSHI

Joint Researchers

  • Nantaijia
  • Yusuke BESSHO
  • Masahiro HIRATA
  • Kazuo KANO
  • Keisuke IWATA
  • Laxianjia
  • Junko MIURA
  • Kei NAGAOKA
  • Ai NISHIDA
  • Shunzo ONODA
  • Takayoshi YAMAGUCHI
  • Zhabu

Outputs

Meetings

The 1st meeting

  • Date/Time: Sun 31 May 2020 13:00–17:00
  • Venue: Online meeting via Zoom
  • Organized by Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3” (LingDy3)
  • 1. Shiho EBIHARA (ILCAA Fellow, JSPS/Tokyo Universiy of Foreign Studies)
    “Introduction of this Joint Research Project”
    2. Izumi HOSHI (ILCAA)
    “Introduction to Dictionary of Tibetan Pastoralism: From the perspective of building a new vocabulary questionnaire on pastoralism in Himalayas and Tibet”
    3. Masahiro HIRATA (ILCAA Joint Researcher, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine)
    “Questionnaire for systematic understanding of milk culture (milk processing system)” , “Objectives and challenges for the 3rd period of Tibetan Pastoralism study”
    4. All participants
    Self-Introduction
    5. All participants
    Discussion about the Research Plan

Related events


Go back to Joint Research Projects page


Copyright © 2010 Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa. All Rights Reserved.