Kloos 2019. Humanitarianism from Below: Sowa Rigpa, the Traditional Pharmaceutical Industry, and Global Health. Medical Anthropology 39(3)


Rigzin & Tidwell (translator) 2019. 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 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





Blaikie in press 2019. Mainstreaming Marginality: Traditional Medicine and Primary Healthcare in Himalayan India. Asian Medicine: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine 14(1)


Tidwell in press 2019. 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


Kloos in press 2019. 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)


Cuomu forthcoming. Deconstructing and Reconstructing Tradition: Good Manufacturing Practices and the Tibetan Medicine Industry in China, 2001-2014. Current Anthropology [accepted 13 Dec 2018]


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


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. Review of Hofer, T. (2018) Medicine and Memory in Tibet: Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 286 pages. Journal of Asian Studies


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


Kloos, Madhavan, Blaikie, Tidwell & Cuomu under review. The Transnational Sowa Rigpa Industry in Asia: New Perspectives on an Emerging Economy. Social Science and Medicine


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


Tidwell under review. Facilitating Collaborative Research Foundations: The Role of Blood and Chuser in How Biomedical Cancer Maps into Tibetan Medical NosologyAsian Medicine: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine


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


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


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