Charles Ramble

Charles Ramble is Director of Studies (Directeur d’études) at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, and a member of CRCAO (Centre for Research on East Asian Civilisations – UMR 8155) in Paris. His research deals with the historical ethnography and social history of Nepal’s Mustang district, based on private and community archives from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Institutional page

Publications relevant to the present project


Tibétains : 1959-1999 : Quanrante ans de colonisation
The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal
Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalaya


1980 "Recent books on Tibet and the Buddhist Himalaya", Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford 11(2)
1982 "Status and death: mortuary rites and attitudes to the body in a Tibetan village", Kailash 9, 333-59
1983 "The founding of a Tibetan village: the popular transformation of history", Kailash10(3-4), 267-90