NEW BOOK> Archaeologies of the Written: Indian, Tibetan, and Buddhist Studies in Honour of Cristina Scherrer-Schaub

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Dear colleagues and friends,

We are pleased and honoured to announce the recent publication of a felicitation volume for a truly remarkable scholar, Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, honorary professor of Buddhist Studies at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris) and the University of Lausanne.
Archaeologies of the Written: Indian, Tibetan, and Buddhist Studies in Honour of Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, ed. Vincent Tournier, Vincent Eltschinger, and Marta Sernesi, Naples, Universita degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” (Series Minor, vol. LXXXIX), 2020.
Ordering informations will follow in due course. Please find below the table of contents of the volume. 
With kind regards,
Vincent Tournier, Vincent Eltschinger, Marta Sernesi
EFEO and EPHE — PSL University, Paris
Prefatory Words, p. 9
Publications of Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, p. 13
Orna Almogi. Akaniṣṭha as a Multivalent Buddhist Word-cum-Name: With Special Reference to rNying ma Tantric Sources, p. 23
Yael Bentor. The Body in Enlightenment: Purification According to dGe lugs’ Works on the Guhyasamāja Tantra, p. 77
Johannes Bronkhorst. Sacrifice in Brahmanism, Buddhism, and Elsewhere: Theory and Practice, p. 95
Elena De Rossi Filibeck. Il dkar chag del monastero di Lamayuru (Ladakh), p. 103
Vincent Eltschinger. Aśvaghoṣa and His Canonical Sources: 4. On the Authority and the Authenticity of the Buddhist Scriptures, p. 127
Anna Filigenzi. The Myth of Yima in the Religious Imagery of Pre-Islamic Afghanistan: An Enquiry into the Epistemic Space of the Unwritten, p. 171
Dominic Goodall. Tying Down Fame with Noose-Like Letters: K. 1318, A Hitherto Unpublished Tenth-Century Inscription from Kok Romeas, p. 205
Arlo Griffiths. The Old Malay Mañjuśrīgṛha Inscription from Candi Sewu (Java, Indonesia), p. 225
Paul Harrison. Remarks on Recently Identified Sanskrit Fragments of the Pratyutpanna­buddhasaṃmukhāvasthitasamādhi-sūtra, p. 269
Guntram Hazod. The “Anti-Buddhist Law” and Its Author in Eighth-Century Tibet: A Re-consideration of the Story of Zhang Ma zhang Grom pa skyes, p. 287
Pascale Hugon. Vaibhāṣika-Madhyamaka: A Fleeting Episode in the History of Tibetan Philosophy, p. 323
Deborah Klimburg-Salter. The Materiality of the Bamiyan Colossi, across Three Millennia, p. 373
Leonard van der Kuijp. A Note on the “Old” and the “New” Tibetan Translations of the Prasannapadā, p. 417
Mauro Maggi. Suvarṇabhāsottamasūtra 5.9 and Its Khotanese Translation, p. 447
Georges-Jean Pinault. The Dharma of the Tocharians, p. 461
Isabelle Ratié. A Note on Śaṅkaranandana’s “Intuition” according to Abhinavagupta, p. 493
Akira Saito. Bhāviveka on prajñā, p. 517
Marta Sernesi. A Mongol Xylograph (hor par ma) of the Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkārabhāṣya, p. 527
David Seyfort Ruegg. Remarks on Updating, Renewal, Innovation, and Creativity in the History of some Indian and Tibetan Knowledge Systems and Ways of Thought, p. 551
Francesco Sferra. Pudgalo ’vācyaḥ. Apropos of a Recently Rediscovered Sanskrit Manu­script of the Saṃmitīyas. Critical Edition of the First Chapter of the Abhidharma­samuccayakārikā of Saṅghatrāta, p. 647
Peter Skilling. Conjured Buddhas from the Arthavargīya to Nāgārjuna, p. 709
Ernst Steinkellner. Dharmakīrti and Īśvarasena, p. 751
Samuel Thévoz. Paris, vu du Toit du Monde : Adjroup Gumbo, gter ston du « pays de France », p. 767
Raffaele Torella. Abhinavagupta as an Aristocrat, p. 843
Vincent Tournier. Buddhist Lineages along the Southern Routes: On Two nikāyas Active at Kanaganahalli under the Sātavāhanas, p. 857
Kurt Tropper. The Historical Inscription in the ’Du khang of mTho lding Monastery, p. 911
Dorji Wangchuk. The Three Royal Decrees (bka’ bcad gsum) in the History of Tibetan Buddhism, p. 943