C. (Channa) Li

  • PhD Student
  • SAS India and Tibet

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1766
E-Mail: c.li.6@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS India en Tibet
Office Address: Witte Singel-complex
Matthias de Vrieshof 3
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 0.03B

Fields of interest

General Buddhism, Historical and Philological Studies of Chinese and Tibetan Buddhism, Silk Road, Dunhuang Manuscripts, Chinese History

PhD research

Tibetan Translations of Chinese Sūtra;
A Comparative Study of the Tibetan and Chinese versions of Sūtra of the Wise and the Fool
Supervisor: prof. Jonathan Silk


Ph.D, Buddhist Studies, LIAS, Leiden University, 2013-2016.
M.A., Historical and Philological Studies of Tibetan Buddhism, Renmin University of China, 2011-2013.
B.A., Historical and Philological Studies of China’s Western Region, School of Chinese Classics,  Renmin University of China, 2007-2011.

National Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 2009-2012
Outstanding Graduate among Beijing Students, 2013
Outstanding Graduate, Renmin University of China, 2011


“Tibetan Avalokiteśvara Cult from the Ninth to Eleventh Century: Focus on the Dunhuang Tibetan Manuscripts”, in Contributions to the First Cross-Strait Conference on Sino-Tibetan Buddhism, Beijing: China Tibetology Publishing House, 2012, pp. 36-76. 

“The Origin of the Dance of Sixteen Heavenly Devils and the Related Chinese and Tibetan Sources on it” in Historical and Philological Studies of China’s Western Regions (5), 2012, with Weirong Shen, pp 325-387.

Last Modified: 11-12-2015