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Ulrike Roesler

Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies


Professor Ulrike Roesler obtained a PhD in Indian Studies from the University of Münster, Germany, and her Habilitation in Tibetan Studies from the University of Munich, Germany.

Roesler’s research interests are in the early history of Buddhism in Tibet, interactions between India and Tibet, Tibetan biographical writing, narrative literature, and the notion of sacred landscapes in the Himalayas. Her most recent book publication is the volume Lives Lived, Lives Imagined: Biography in the Buddhist Traditions by L. Covill, U. Roesler and S. Shaw (Wisdom Publications 2010).