CRCAO member - TBACT Team

Nils Martin

École Pratique des Hautes Études

Thesis : The Wanla group of monuments : 14th century murals in Ladakh
Directed by Charles Ramble and Christian Luczanits

Research thematics

  • Political and religious history of the Ladakh region and its links to Tibet during the Later diffusion of Buddhism (phyi dar)
  • Scriptural tradition and iconography of the Drigung Kagyu (’bri gung bka’ brgyud) Tibetan Buddhist order
  • Modes and techniques of mural painting, connoisseurship applied to Tibetan
  • Archeometric analyses of murals and chronological modelling
  • Tibetan paleography, inscriptions

Publications (HAL Archive Ouverte)

  • Nils Martin. The murals of the Lotsawa Lhakhang in Henasku and of a few related monuments. A glimpse into the politico-religious situation of Ladakh in the 14th and 15th centuries. Études mongoles et sibériennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines, Centre d'Etudes Mongoles & Sibériennes / École Pratique des Hautes Études, 2020, ⟨10.4000/emscat.4361⟩. ⟨hal-03160582⟩
  • Quentin Devers, Nils Martin, Tashi Ldawa, Kacho Mumtaz Ali Khan. Appendix: The Stepped Shrines of Kharul. Zentralasiatische Studien, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 2018, 46 [2017], pp.233-276. ⟨hal-01997945⟩
  • Nils Martin. A Solemn Praise to an 11th century West-Tibetan Councillor at Kharul, Purik. Zentralasiatische Studien, International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 2018, 46 [2017]. ⟨hal-01985396v2⟩
  • Quentin Devers, Nils Martin, Kacho Mumtaz Ali Khan, Tashi Ldawa. The Petroglyphs of Kharool: The New Alchi of Ladakh. Flight of the Khyung, 2016. ⟨hal-01646691⟩
  • Nils Martin. Review of David Jackson's Painting Traditions of the Drigung Kagyu School (2015). Arts Asiatiques, École française d'Extrême-Orient, 2016, 71. ⟨hal-01985405⟩

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