Étiqueté : Institut des civilisations


Thomas Whittemore’s manifold narrative

The Bibliothèque byzantine of Collège de France presents the archival collection of Thomas Whittemore (1871-1950), an American multi-specialist—an English professor, an amateur archaeologist, a humanitarian, and a passionate advocate of cultural and art preservation—who was known for leading the preservation...


When Narration and Historical Sources Don’t Match: The Relation of the Embassy of a Mongol Prince to Lhasa for the Enthronement of the Ninth Dalai Lama

Bibliothèque d’études chinoises To prepare this presentation of our Mongol scroll which tells the story of the embassy to Tibet, I used the following two articles French researchers wrote specifically on this document: – Charleux Isabelle, Even Marie Dominique and...