Author Biography

John Bray, Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg and Rafał Beszterda

Special issue co-editors. John Bray is an independent scholar based in Singapore. Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg (PhD, Anthropology, Aarhus, 2014) is an assistant professor and co-director of the newly established Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen. Rafał Beszterda (PhD, Ethnology, Poznan, 2006) is a Lecturer in the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland. He was the co-convenor of the 18thIALS conference in Bedłewo, Poland, in 2017.


The co-editors would like to express their appreciation to Mona Bhan, David Citrin, Scott Halliday and the wider HIMALAYA production team for their constant support in bringing this collection of essays to completion.

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