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Emanuela GARATTI

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Contact : egaratti[[at]gmail.com

Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Section Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, Ecole Doctorale 472, mention "Histoire, Textes, Documents"
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Institut für Indologie und Tibetologie, Promotionsprogramm Buddhismus-Studien (Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies)

Dissertation’s title : Cultural Exchanges between the Tang Dynasty and the Tibetan Empire : a Study of the Chinese Influences on the Tibetan Conception of Kingship between the VII and IX Centuries.

International co-supervision of Prof. Pierre Marsone (Ecoles Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris) and Prof. Brandon Dotson (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München)

Research topics :

  • History of the Tibetan Empire : political history, origins of the Tibetan Empire, genealogy of the Spu-rgyal dynasty, foreign relations and diplomacy, Chinese influences.
  • Tibetan and Chinese Dunhuang manuscripts : codicological and paleographical analysis, transliteration and translation.
  • Tang Dynasty and its foreign relations : diplomacy, matrimonial alliances, peace treaties.
  • Mention of Tibet, of Tibetan Empire and of Tibetan people in textual sources as : Song period encyclopaedias (Cefu yuangui 冊府元龜, Taiping yulan 太平御覽), official histories (Sui, Tang, Five Dynasties, Song) and other official documents (Tang huiyao 唐會要, Tongdian 通典, Wudai huiyao 五代會要, Zizhi tongjian 資治通鑒).
  • Chinese and Tibetan epigraphy : funerary inscriptions, steles and official treaties.

Scientific activities :
- 2010- Several scientific fieldworks (analysis and transcription of Chinese and Tibetan epigraphic documents ; survey or archeological sites) and linguistic fieldworks (Chinese and Tibetan) in China (Beijing, Shanxi, Henan, Yunnan, Sichuan, Qinghai, Gansu), in Tibetan regions (Amdo, Khams, Central Tibet), in Mongolia, and in India.
- 2016-2018 Co-organiser, with Aude Lucas, of several doctoral workshops and of two Journées doctorales of CRCAO (3rd et 4th editions).
- 2015-2016 Associate researcher of Bibliothèque nationale de France, department of oriental manuscripts. Project : "Marcelle Lalou et l’arrivée des manuscrits tibétains de Dunhuang à la Bibliothèque nationale de France : genèse d’une collection orientale au Département des manuscrits".
- September/October 2015 "LMU-UCB Excellence – Research in the Humanities", visiting scholar at University of California Berkeley, in Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies and History Department, at the Centre for Chinese Studies.
- 17th-19yh July 2014 Co-organiser with Dr. Daniel Hirshberg of the conference : "Kingship+Narrative+Ritual ÷ Tibet+Surrounding Cultural Areas”, hosted by the group "Kingship and Religion in Tibet", Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München.
- 2nd-12th July 2013 Participation at CERES Summer School at Bochum University. Summer school topic : "Eurasian Religions in Contact. From Antiquity to Modernity".
- 2012-2015 Research fellow of the research group "Kingship and Religion in Tibet", at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München.

Publications :
Peer-reviewed articles
2019, "Due principesse cinesi alla corte imperiale tibetana : il ruolo diplomatico e politico della principessa Wencheng e della principessa di Jincheng tra i secoli VII e VIII", in Wind Horses. Tibetan, Himalayan and Mongolian Studies. I cavalli del vento. Studi tibetani, himalayani e mongoli. Edited by A. Drocco, L. Galli, C. Letizia, G. Orofino, C. Simioli. Series Minor LXXXVIII, Università degli studi di Napoli L’Orientale.
2018, "Pelliot Tibétain 986 : new approaches to a Tibetan paraphrase of a Chinese classic among Dunhuang manuscripts", in Old Tibet and its Neighbours. Selected papers from the 4th and 5th Old Tibetan Studies panels held at the 13th and 14th seminars of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Central Asiatic Journal, volume 61, pp. 151-161.
2018, (with Lewis Doney and Quentin Devers) ,"The Past is a Foreign Country - A thematic Introduction", in Old Tibet and its Neighbours. Selected papers from the 4th and 5th Old Tibetan Studies panels held at the 13th and 14th seminars of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Central Asiatic Journal, volume 61, pp. V-X.
2015, "Shifting Memories and Changing Allegiances : Tracing the Descendants of the Tibetan Minister mGar through Chinese Funerary Inscriptions", in Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines, no. 33, pp. 155-185.

Edited volumes
2018, (Guest Editor with Lewis Doney and Quentin Devers), Old Tibet and its Neighbours. Selected papers from the 4th and 5th Old Tibetan Studies panels held at the 13th and 14th seminars of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Central Asiatic Journal, volume 61.

Books sections
2014, vocabulary lists in Tibetan for Vocabulaire thématique de langue parlée français-tibétain, Eric Mé-lac, Françoise Robin and Camille Simon (dir.), L’Asiathèque, Paris.
2011, “appendix II : a bibliography of publications on Tibet imperial period in western languages, compiled by Emanuela Garatti and Thomas Kerihuel” in A History of the Tibetan empire : drawn from the Dunhuang manuscripts by H. H. the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang translated by Meghan Howard with Tsultrim Nak-chu, Songtsen Library, Dehradun, pp. 543-578.
2010, “zhar byung gnyis pa / sge ra ti dang / ke ri u el / (Emanuela Garatti and Thomas Kerihuel) rnam gnyis nas bsgrigs pa’i phyi rgyal mkhas dbang rnams kyi bod btsan po’i skabs kyi dpyad rtsom khag gi dkar chag”, in Tun hong bod kyi yig snying las byung ba / bod btsan po’i rgyal rabs / ’bri gung skyabs mgon che tshang, pp.591-621. (Tibetan edition)

Reviews
2017, Review of T’ang China in Multi-Polar Asia : A History of Diplomacy and War, Wang Zhenping, in Journal Asiatique, 305.2, pp. 310-311.

Popular science articles
2017, "Marcelle Lalou, une tibétologue à Paris", in Revue de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, no. 55, pp. 174-183.
2018, "Marcelle Lalou" in Online prosopographical dictionary of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes.
2018, "Jacques Bacot" in Online prosopographical dictionary of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes.

Conferences and Lectures :
- 4th September 2018, ISYT (International Seminar of Young Tibetologists), Saint-Petersburg University : "Women of Power. Queens and Princesses in Imperial Tibet (VII-IX centuries)".
- 21st June 2018 (with Anne-Marie Blondeau and Françoise Robin) – Doc’Asie CNRS, Paris : "Un trésor de la littérature orale tibétaine : les archives sonores et manuscrites d’Alexander W. Macdonald au Centre de documentation sur l’aire tibétaine".
- 13th February 2018 – SEECHAC, Musée Cernuschi, Paris : "Sources pour l’étude du Tibet impérial : manuscrits, documents épigraphiques et sites archéologiques".
- 13th September 2017 – Primo Convegno dell’Associazione Italiana di Studi Tibetani, Himalayani e Mongoli (AISTHM), Procida, Italy : "Due principesse alla corte imperiale : il ruolo politico della Principessa Wencheng e della Principessa di Jincheng alla corte tibetana fra il VII e l’VIII secolo".
- 23rd May 2017 – Young Scholars’ Forum on Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong : "Circulation of Diplomatic Practices between the Tang Court and the Tibetan Empire".
- 16th May 2017 – Invited by l’Università L’Orientale di Napoli, Naples : "La diplomazia sino-tibetana tra il VII e il IX secolo secondo le fonti cinesi e tibetane".
- 10th december 2016 – Journées d’Etude SFEMT (Société Française d’Étude du Monde Tibétain), Paris : "Deux princesses chinoises à la cour tibétaine : la rôle politique de la Princesse Wencheng et de la Princesse de Jincheng au Tibet aux VIIe et VIIIe siècles".
- 20th June 2016 – IATS (International Association of Tibetan Studies) XIV in the panel "Old Tibetan Studies”, Bergen, Norway : Pelliot Tibétain 986 : new approaches to a Tibetan paraphrase of a Chinese classic among Dunhuang manuscripts".
- 13th November 2015 – CRCAO, EPHE, Paris : "Pelliot Tibétain 986/987/988/1291. Des classiques chinois parmi les manuscrits tibétains de Dunhuang".
- 24th September 2015 – University of California Berkeley, Berkeley : "Pelliot Tibétain 986 and Comparison with the Original Chinese Text".
- 8th September 2015 – ISYT (International Seminar of Young Tibetologists), Leipzig : "The Dehua Inscription (德化碑) of 766 – a Reading into Tibetan Diplomacy".
- 30th October 2014 – CRCAO, doctoral day : "Nouvelles perspectives sur l’histoire et l’archéologie du Tibet, du Japon et de la Chine", EPHE, Paris : "Le destin d’une famille : la descendance du ministre tibétain mGar à travers les inscriptions funéraires chinoises (墓誌銘)".
- 12th May 2014 – EPHE, Paris : "Les liens culturels et intellectuels entre les Tufan et les Tang : une étude sur les possibles influences de la conception chinoise de royauté dans l’empire tibétain".
- 23th July 2013 – IATS (International Association of Tibetan Studies) XIII Conference in the panel "Kingship and Religion in Tibet", Ulaanbaator, Mongolia : "Kingship Ideology in Sino-Tibetan Diplomacy during the VII-IX Centuries".
- 4th July 2013 – CERES Summer School, Ruhr-Universität, Bochum : "Mandate of Heaven Concept in China and Possible Tibetan Adaptations".
- 17th May 2013 – INaLCO, Study Day for Ph.D. Students in Tibetan Studies, organized by SFEMT (Société Française d’Étude du Monde Tibétain), Paris : "Les liens diplomatiques entre l’empire tibétain et la Chine des Tang – un essai sur les relations entre les deux royaumes entre les VIIème et IXème siècles".

Teaching :
- 2015-2018 Lecturer (1,5 hours per week) at Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INaLCO), Department of Tibetan Studies. Class "Old Tibetan texts", for undergraduate students (BA level 3).
- 2015-2018 Lecturer (1,5 hours per week) at Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (INaLCO), Department of Tibetan Studies. Class "Study of Tibetan historical sources", for undergraduate students (BA level 3).
- First semester 2014-2015 Lecturer (2 hours per week) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, in “Kingship and Religion in Tibet” research group. Readings of Dunhuang Tibetan documents and comparison with Chinese texts.

Other activities :
- Elected co-representative, with Aude Lucas, of doctoral and post-doctoral students of CRCAO laboratory (2016-2018)
- Elected secretary of the Société Française d’Etudes du Monde Tibétain (SFEMT)
- Webmaster of www.sfemt.fr
- Elected board member of the International Seminar of Young Tibetologists (ISYT)