Publications

Kloos 2018. Celebrating the Men-Tsee-Khang’s 100th Anniversary, 12-13 September 2016: A Report from Lhasa. Tibet Journal 43(1): 169-173

 

Mishra, Nambiar & Madhavan 2018. The Making of “Local Health Traditions” in India: Revitalization or Marginalization? Economic and Political Weekly 53(30): 41-49

 

Kloos 2018. Sowa Rigpa in Modern Asia: From Traditional Medicine to Innovative Industry. Sowa Rigpa Journal 2: 37-40

 

Blaikie 2018. Absence, Abundance, and Excess: Substances and Sowa Rigpa in Ladakh since the 1960s. In: Guy Attewell & Rohandeb Roy (eds.) Locating the Medical: Explorations in South Asian History. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, pp. 169-199

 

Kloos 2017. The Pharmaceutical Assemblage: Rethinking Sowa Rigpa and the Herbal Pharmaceutical Industry in Asia. Current Anthropology 58(6): 693-717

 

Kloos 2017. 100th Anniversary Celebrations of the Men-Tsee-Khang – Lhasa, Tibet. HIMALAYA, the Journal of the Association of Nepal and Himalayan Studies 37(2): 121-124

 

Madhavan 2017. Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals and the Global Regulatory Context: Complexities and Alternatives. In: Raghu et al. (eds.) Medicinal Plants: Conservation and Benefit Sharing (Handbook). Thrissur: Kerala Forest Institute, pp. 92-104

 

Madhavan 2017. Below the Radar Innovations and Emerging Property Right Approaches in Tibetan Medicine. The Journal of World Intellectual Property 20(5-6): 239-257

 

Kloos 2017. The Politics of Preservation and Loss: Tibetan Medical Knowledge in Exile. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (EASTS) 11(2): 135-159.

 

Cuomu et al. 2016. Assessing agreement of blood pressure-measuring devices in Tibetan areas of China: a systematic review. Heart Asia 8(2): 46-51

 

Abrol et al. (incl. Madhavan) 2016. Building Inclusive Health Systems: Lessons from India. Reports in Public Health 32 Supl. 2

 

Kloos 2016. The Recognition of Sowa Rigpa in India: How Tibetan Medicine Became an Indian Medical System. Medicine, Anthropology, Theory 3(2): 19-49

 

Blaikie 2016. Positioning Sowa Rigpa in India: Coalition and Antagonism in the Quest for Recognition. Medicine, Anthropology, Theory 3(2): 50-86

 

Kloos 2016. Tibetan Medicine Committee Inaugural Conference. World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, Xining, Qinghai (China), August 7-9, 2015. A Report. Curare 39(1): 95-96

 

Abrol et al. (incl. Madhavan) 2015. Building Health Innovation Systems: Lessons from India, in: Health Innovation Systems: Equity and Development, IDRC Series, pp. 147-174

 

Madhavan, Joseph & Abrol 2015. Local Innovation and Production Systems in Indigenous Medicine: The Case of Ayurveda in Kerala, India, in: Health Innovation Systems: Equity and Development, IDRC Series, pp. 237-264

 

Madhavan 2015. Innovation Systems and Increasing Reformulation Practices in the Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sector of South India, Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity 9 (2014): 236-271

 

Kloos 2015. (Im-)Potent Knowledges: Preserving “traditional” Tibetan medicine through modern science. in: Beer, A. & G. Mackenthun (eds.) Fugitive Knowledges: The Preservation and Loss of Knowledge in Cultural Contact Zones. Münster & New York: Waxmann, pp. 123-142

 

Singh & Madhavan 2015. Traditional vs. Non-Traditional Healing for Minor and Major Morbidities in India: Uses, Cost and Quality Comparisons, Tropical Medicine & International Health 20(9): 1223-1238

 

Blaikie, Craig, Gerke & Hofer 2015. Co-Producing Efficacious Medicines: Collaborative Ethnography with Tibetan Medicine Practitioners in Kathmandu, Nepal. Current Anthropology 56(2): 178-204

 

Cuomu 2015. Comment on Co-Producing Efficacious Medicines. Current Anthropology 56(2): Supplements.

 

Cuomu et al. 2015. The relationship between altitude and the prevalence of hypertension in Tibet: a systematic review. Heart-BJM (British Journal of Medicine) 101(13): 1054-1060

 

Blaikie 2015. Review of Campbell, B. (2013) Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas. Social Anthropology 23(2): 230-231

 

Blaikie 2015. Wish-fulfilling jewel pills: Tibetan medicines from exclusivity to ubiquity. Anthropology & Medicine 22(1): 7-22

 

Kloos 2015. Einleitung: Die Übersetzung und Entwicklung der Tibetischen Medizin im Exil. in: Ploberger, F. (ed.) Das Letzte Tantra, aus “Die vier Tantra der Tibetischen Medizin”. Schiedlberg: Bacopa, 19-27

 

Kloos 2015. Introduction: The Translation and Development of Tibetan Medicine in Exile. in: Ploberger, F. (ed.) Das Letzte Tantra, aus “Die vier Tantra der Tibetischen Medizin”. Schiedlberg: Bacopa, 28-35

 

Pordié & Blaikie 2014. Knowledge and Skill in Motion: Layers of Tibetan Medical Education in India, Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 38(3): 340-368

 

Kloos 2014. Happy Hearts for the Motherland? A Review of Melvin Goldstein’s book “The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama”. Tibet Journal 39(2): 153-160

 

 

FORTHCOMING | IN PRESS

 

Kloos forthcoming. From Buddhist Deities to the Spirit of Capitalism: Tibetan Medicine and the Remaking of Inner Asia. In: Andre Gingrich (ed.) Anthropology in Motion: Encounters with current trajectories of scholarship from Austria. Canon Pyon: Sean Kingston

 

Kloos forthcoming. Review of Hofer, T. (2018) Medicine and Memory in Tibet: Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 286 pages. East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (EASTS) 13(4), 2019

 

Rigzin & Tidwell (translator) in press. Pureland for Humans, Palace of the Gods: A Brief History of the Gurong Labrang and the development of labrangs in Tibet. Labrang Monastery Publishing House

 

Kloos forthcoming. Humanitarianism from Below: Sowa Rigpa and Global Health. Medical Anthropology

 

Blaikie forthcoming. Mainstreaming Marginality: Traditional Medicine and Primary Healthcare in Himalayan India. Asian Medicine: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine

 

Tidwell & Nettles forthcoming. Reconciling Conflicting Conceptions of Potency in Western Pharmaceutical Research and Tibetan Medicine. In: Barbara Gerke & Jan van der Valk (eds.) Materiality, Efficacy, and the Politics of Potent Substances. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Traditional Asian Medicines. Special issue of HIMALAYA Journal

 

Tidwell forthcoming. Collapsing Cancer: An hermeneutical and praxis-based comparative analysis of cancer and Tibetan medical etiological categories. In: William McGrath (ed.) Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS). Brill Publishers

 

Pordié & Kloos (eds.) forthcoming. Healing at the Periphery: Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India. Duke University Press

 

Kloos & Pordié forthcoming. Introduction: The Indian Face of Sowa Rigpa. in: Pordié & Kloos (eds.) Healing at the Periphery. Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India. Duke University Press

 

Kloos forthcoming. Good Medicines, Bad Hearts: The Social Role of the Amchi in a Buddhist Dard Community. in: Pordié & Kloos (eds.) Healing at the Periphery: Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India. Duke University Press

 

Yeshi et al (incl. Tidwell) forthcoming. Ethnotaxonomical concepts of Sowa Rigpa pharmacopoeae, botanical identification and the scientific status of the medicinal plants inhabiting the Eastern Himalayas of Bhutan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology

 

Bai et al (incl. Tidwell) forthcoming. Methods in the Suspension of Tsotel, a Tibetan Medicinal Compound. Quantum Chemistry

 

Cuomu under review. Deconstructing and Reconstructing Tradition: Good Manufacturing Practices and the Tibetan Medicine Industry in China, 2001-2014. Current Anthropology

 

Madhavan under review. Indigenous Medicine as Public Good for Health: the case of Sowa Rigpa in harnessing property rights and pharmaceutical regulations. Global Public Health

 

Wangchuk et al (incl. Kloos) under review. Comparative ethnopharmacognosy and pharmacognostic evaluation of three Corydalis species used in Sowa Rigpa medicine. Journal of Herbal Medicine

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