Jeannine Bischoff

Jeannine Bischoff

University of Bonn
Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies
Niebuhrstraße 5
D-53113 Bonn
Phone: +49 / (0)228 / 73 62444
dependency@uni-bonn.de


Current Position

Managing Director of the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies 

Research

Jeannine Bischoff currently focuses her research on Tibetan administrative documents concerning the rural communities that were attached Kundeling monastery, in Central Tibet, before 1959. The peasants living on these estates had a serf-like legal status binding them to Kundeling monastery.

3 edited volumes, 5 scientific papers, 25 national and international lectures and presentations.

Education

  • 2008–2011              M.A. History and Culture of the Region China, Mongolia, Tibet, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2007–2008              Study Abroad, Tibet University, Lhasa, China
  • 2005–2008              B.A. Asian Studies, University of Bonn, Germany

Academic Positions

  • since 2018                Managing Director of the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies
  • 2015–2017               Research Associate, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2015                           Coordinator of the Bonn International Graduate School – Oriental and Asian Studies
  • 2012–2015               Research Associate, University of Bonn, Germany

Participation in Centers, Scientific Associations, Collaborative Projects

  • since 2016               Member of the European Labour History Network
  • since 2016               Member of the DFG/ANR project "Social Status in the Tibetan World"
  • since 2016               Member of the ERC Project "The Tibetan Army of the Dalai Lamas, 1642–1959"
  • since 2012               Member of the International Seminar of Young Tibetologists
  • Member of the German Tibetan Cultural Society

Selected Publications

  • Right There But Still Unnoticed: Information on dGa’ ldan pho brang mi ser from Archival Material published in German(y). In: Ramble, Ch., P. Schwieger and A. Travers (eds.): Tibetans who escaped the Historian’s Net. Studies in the Social History of Tibetan Societies. Kathmandu 2013, 9–26. 
  • Completely, Voluntarily and Unalterably?’ – Values and Social Regulation among Central Tibetan mi ser during the dGa’ ldan pho brang-period. In: Bischoff, J. and S. Mullard (eds.): Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History. Leiden 2016, 151–180.
  • Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History. With S. Mullard (eds.). Leiden 2016.
  • Bischoff, J. et. al (eds.): Ancient Currents, New Traditions: Papers Presented at the Fourth International Seminar of Young Tibetologists. Paris 2016, RET 37.
  •  Sklaverei auf dem Dach der Welt? Zur Anwendbarkeit des Begriffes auf tibetische Bauern und Viehzüchter. In: Conermann St. (ed.): Sklaverei in der Vormoderne. Beispiele aus außereuropäischen Gesellschaften. Dhau. Jahrbuch für außereuropäische Geschichte. Saarbrücken 2017.
  • Commerce and Communities: Social Status and Political Status and the Exchange of Goods in Tibetan Societies (Mid 17th to mid 20th centuries). With A. Travers (eds.). Berlin 2018.
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