Jeannine Bischoff

Managing Director

Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies
Room 2.018
Niebuhrstraße 5
D-53113 Bonn
Phone: +49 228 73 62444

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Academic Profile

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.

M.A. History and Culture of the Region China, Mongolia, Tibet, University of Bonn, Germany
Study Abroad, Tibet University, Lhasa, China
B.A. Asian Studies, University of Bonn, Germany
since 2018
Managing Director of the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies 
Research Associate, University of Bonn, Germany
Coordinator of the Bonn International Graduate School – Oriental and Asian Studies
Research Associate, University of Bonn, GermanyAufklapp-Text
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
  • 2013. Right There But Still Unnoticed: Information on dGa’ ldan pho brang mi ser from Archival Material published in German(y). In Tibetans who escaped the Historian’s Net. Studies in the Social History of Tibetan Societies, edited by Ramble, Ch., P. Schwieger and A. Travers, 9–26 Kathmandu. 
  • 2016. Completely, Voluntarily and Unalterably?’ – Values and Social Regulation among Central Tibetan mi ser during the dGa’ ldan pho brang-period. In Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History, edited by Bischoff, J. and S. Mullard, 151–180. Leiden.
  • With S. Mullard (eds.). 2016. Social Regulation: Case Studies from Tibetan History. Leiden.
  • Bischoff, J. et. al (eds.). Ancient Currents, New Traditions: Papers Presented at the Fourth International Seminar of Young Tibetologists. Paris 2016, RET 37.
  • 2017. Sklaverei auf dem Dach der Welt? Zur Anwendbarkeit des Begriffes auf tibetische Bauern und Viehzüchter. In Sklaverei in der Vormoderne. Beispiele aus außereuropäischen Gesellschaften. Dhau. Jahrbuch für außereuropäische Geschichte, edited by Stephan Conermann. Saarbrücken.
  • With A. Travers (eds.). 2018. Commerce and Communities: Social Status and Political Status and the Exchange of Goods in Tibetan Societies (Mid 17th to mid 20th centuries). Berlin.
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