Publications by the Forschergruppe (2008-2011)


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Japanese Studies

Mark Schneider

2011 - ‘Writer´s Word and Writer´s Merit: Colophons in the Japanese Buddhist Manuscript Tradition‘, in Jörg B. Quenzer (ed.), ‘On Colophons’ (Proceedings of the MCAA conference Hamburg, December 2009).

2011 - ‘The Difference Engine: Manuscripts, Media Change and Transmission of Knowledge in Pre-Modern Japan‘, Rivista Degli Studi Orientali (forthcoming).


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Chinese Studies

Michael Friedrich

2008 - The „Announcement to the World Below“ from Ma-wang-tui 3‘,manuscript cultures 1: 7-15 [Chin. Transl. ‚Lun Mawangdui 3 hao Hanmu „gao di shu“, Hunan daxue xuebao, shehuikexue ban, 2010.4, 42-47].

2009a - Wer war der Grabherr von Ma-wang-tui?‘, in Roland Altenburger, Martin Lehnert und Andrea Riemenschnitter (eds.), Dem Text ein Freund. Erkundungen des chinesischen Altertums. Robert H. Gassmann gewidmet, Bern: Peter Lang,125-143.

2009b - Der editorische Bericht des Liu Hsiang 劉向 zum Chan-kuo ts'e 戰國策‘, in Monika Gänßbauer (ed.), Den Jadestein erlangen. Festschrift für Harro von Senger, Frankfurt a.M.: Verlag Otto Lembeck, 239-257.

Ding Wang

2011 - ‘A scribe engaged in both manuscript and inscription production’, ‘Tonkō shahon kenkyū nenpō ’ ‘敦煌寫本研究年報’, Annual Journal of Dunhuang Manuscript Studies, Vol. 5 (forthcoming).

2011 - ‘Zhonggu beizhi xieben zhong de Han Hu yuwen zhaji er’ ‘中古碑誌、寫本中的漢胡語文劄記 (二)’ [‘Notes on medieval Chinese inscriptions and manuscripts relating to Sino-Eurasian contacts, II’], Xiyu lishi yuyan yanjiu jikan 西域歷史語言研究集刊 [Historical and Philological Studies of China’s Western Regions, Vol IV] (12 pp.) (forthcoming).

2011 - ‘Two further Chinese Manichaean texts from Yarchoto and their dating’, Nairiku ajia gengo-no kenkyū 內陸アジア言語の研究 [Studies on Inner Asian Languages] (forthcoming).

2011 - ‘Colophon in Chinese Buddhist literature: Towards a definition and typology’, in Jörg B. Quenzer (ed.), ‘On Colophons’ (Proceedings of the MCAA conference Hamburg, December 2009).

2011 - ‘A Chinese envoy to the Turks in 552 CE – the colophon by Xin Xingsheng’, in Rong Xinjiang & Stephen Teiser (eds.), Festschrift for Professor Zhang Guangda on the occasion of his eightieth birthday (Leiden: Brill) (13 pp., forthcoming).

2010 - ‘Zhonggu beizhi xieben zhong de Han Hu yuwen zhaji yi 中古碑誌、寫本中的漢胡語文劄記 (一) (Notes on medieval Chinese inscriptions and manuscripts relating to Sino-Eurasian contacts, I)’, Sichou zhilu guoji xueshu yantaohui lunwenji 絲綢之路國際學術研討會論文集 (Proceedings of the International Conference on the Silk Road Studies; Beijing: Wenwu chubanshe) (14 pp.).

2010 - ‘Xuanzang’s helpers from Turfan: Some notes based on medieval Chinese manuscripts’, Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, Vol. 63, 3: 363–378.

2008 - ‘Review of “Rong Xinjiang 榮新江 et al. (eds.), Xinhuo Tulufan chutu wenxian 新獲吐魯番出土文獻 (Newly Discovered Turfan Documents), Beijing 2008”’, manuscript culture s 1, 24-27 [Chinese translation: Luan Shu & Li Gang, 榮新江、李肖、孟憲實(主編)《新獲吐魯番出土文獻》簡評, Tulufanxue yanjiu 吐魯番學研究 (Turfanological Research) 2010/1, 135-140].

2008 - ‘Chulun Kaibaozang xiang Xiyu de liuchuan – Xiyu chutu yinben Hanwen Fodian yanjiu er’ ‘初論《開寶藏》向西域的流傳—西域出土印本漢文佛典研究 (二)’ [‘Preliminary remarks on the spread of the Kaibao Canon to Serindia - Studies on the block-printed Buddhist literature excavated from Chinese Central Asia, Part 2’], in International College for Postgraduate Buddhist Studies 國際佛教學大學院大學 / Research Institute for Humanities, Kyoto University 京都大學人文科學研究所 / Nanhua University 南華大學 (eds.), Bukkyō bunken to bungaku: Nittai kyōdō wākushoppu no kiroku 佛教文獻と文學—日臺共同ワークショップの記錄, Tokyo, 67-96.


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Tibetan Studies

Orna Almogi

2011 - ‘Yogācāra in the Writings of the Eleventh-Century Rnying ma Scholar Rong zom Chos kyi bzang po’, in Ulrich Timme Kragh (ed.), Yogācārabhūmi and the Yogācāras. Harvard Oriental Series, Opera Minora (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press) (in press).

2011 - ‘Review of “Tibetische Handschriften und Blockdrucke, Teil 13 (Die mTshur-phu-Ausgabe der Sammlung Rin-chen gter-mdzod chen-mo, nach dem Exemplar der Orientabteilung, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Hs or 778, Bände 40–52), in Peter Schwieger (ed.) Verzeichnis der Orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland, Band XI,13 (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag)“’, Indo-Iranian Journal (7 pp.).


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Sanskrit Studies

Camillo Alessio Formigatti

2009 - ‘The Story of Sundarī and Nanda in the Mūlasarvāstivādavinaya’, in Martin Straube et al. (eds.), Pāsādikadānaṃ. Festschrift für Bhikkhu Pāsādika (Marburg: Indica et Tibetica Verlag), 129-155.


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Tamil Studies

Eva Wilden

2011 - ‘Critical Edition and Annotated Translation of the KuRuntokai; Glossary and Statistics’. 3 volumes, (Chennai: EFEO/Tamilmann Patippakam; Critical Texts of Cankam Literature 2.1-2.3) (forthcoming).

2009 - ‘Obeisance to ViSNu-Tirumaal: VaiSNava Transmission for a Cankam Manuscript.’ manuscript cultures 2: 26.

2009 - (Ed.)Between Preservation and Recreation: Tamil Traditions of Commentary. Proceedings of a Workshop in Honour of T.V. Gopal Iyer (Pondichéry: IFP-EFEO, Publications du Département d'Indologie 109).

2009 - ‘Canonisation of Classical Tamil Texts in the Mirror of the Poetological Commentaries.’, in Eva Wilden (ed.), (Pondichéry: IFP-EFEO, Publications du Département d'Indologie 109), 145-165.


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Iranian Studies

Ludwig Paul

2011 - ‘The Early Judaeo-Persian Letter Nr. 3 (edition, facsimile)’, N¬āme-ye Bahārestān (forthcoming).

Nafiseh S. Sajjadi

2011 - ‘Persian Manuscript Culture in the Qajar Period: Taxonomy of Variants in copies of the Shahnama’, in Charles Melville (ed.), Shahnama Studies II, (8 pp.) (forthcoming).


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Arabic and Islamic Studies

Tilman Seidensticker

2009 - ‘Ordered Disorder: Vestiges of Mixed Written and Oral Transmission of Arabic Didactic Poems’, mansucript cultures 2: 1-4.

Florian Sobieroj

2011 - ‘Arabic Manuscripts: Mashriqi standard versus peculiarities on the periphery (Northwest Africa, Yemen and China)’, in J.B. Quenzer, J.U. Sobisch (eds.), Manuscript Cultures: Mapping the Field (forthcoming).

2011 - ‘Einheitlichkeit und Vielfalt in islamischen Überliefererzeugnissen und Lehrbefugnissen aus 1000 Jahren‘, in Konrad Hirschler, Andreas Görke (eds.), Manuscript notes as a documentary source, (Würzburg) (in press).

2010 - Arabische Handschriften. Reihe B: Teil 9, Arabische Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek zu München unter Einschluß einiger türkischer und persischer Handschriften. Band 2 (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner; Verzeichnis der Orientalischen Handschriften in Deutschland).

2009 - ‘Texte vom Rande der islamischen Welt. Islamwissenschaftler erforscht arabische Handschriften aus China’, Uni-Journal Jena Nr. 02 – WS 2009/10: 18.


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Ethiopian Studies

Anaïs Wion

2011 - ‘Collecting manuscripts and scrolls in Ethiopia: The missions of Johannes Flemming (1905) and Enno Littmann (1906)’, in Steffen Wenig (ed.), In kaiserlichem Auftrag: Die Deutsche Aksum-Expedition 1906 unter Enno Littmann, Band 2: Altertumskundliche Untersuchungen in Tigray/Äthiopien, (Aichwald; Forschungen zur Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen [FAAK] 3.3) (in press).

2010 - (Ed.) Scientific edition and postface of FÄQÄDA SELASSE TÄFÄRA, Ya-tentawi branna mashaft azagadjajädt, [Codicology of Ethiopian Manuscript], Addis Abeba University printing Press.

2010 - (Ed.) Inventaire des bibliothèques et des catalogues des manuscrits éthiopiens, 77 p. http://www.menestrel.fr/spip.php?rubrique694 (First version, April 06, under pdf format. Second version, first trimester 2008, under an html format.).

2010 - ‘Les manuscrits d’Antoine d’Abbadie de l’Éthiopie à la Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Collecte, copie et étude’, in Jean Delcourt (ed.), Antoine d'Abbadie - de l'Abyssinie au Pays basque, Voyage d'une vie, éditions Atlantica, Bayonne : 65-107.

2009 - (Ed.) Northeast African Studies 11 (winter 2010-11) [Scientific edition of the special issue on Ethiopian Archives, gathering six of the articles presented during the panel at the 17 ICES in Addis Abeba].

François Le Cadre

2010 - ‘Poncet Charles Jacques’ , ‘Samu'el of Dabra Qoyäsa’, ‘Samuel of Halleluya’ and ‘Za-Yohannes’, in S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopedia Aethiopica, vol. IV, (Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag) (in press).


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Informatics

Bernd Neumann

2011 and R. Herzog, A. Solth, ‘Computer-based Stroke Extraction in Historical Manuscripts’, manuscript cultures 3 (in press).

2009 (Ed.) Strichextraktion und -analyse handschriftlicher chinesischer Zeichen. Report FBI-HH-B-291/09, Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg.

Rainer Herzog

2011 - and B. Neumann, A. Solth, ‘Computer-based Stroke Extraction in Historical Manuscripts’, manuscript cultures 3 (in press).

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