Classical Tibetan Language Course for Beginners

SSIAustria-webheader Merigar West, Arcidosso (GR), Toscana, Italy 04 – 10 August 2014
with Prof. Fabian Sanders

A week to set the base for learning the Classical Tibetan Language and to exert yourself in reading, writing, and understanding the texts of the Tibetan tradition. We will have a general introduction to the sacrality, importance, and structure of the language, the lettering system and so forth. Then we will examine the morphology of syllables, word formation and all the main features of the grammar.

The course will be held in English and/or Italian, according to participants. Four hours lectures daily: 10.00-12.00am and 2.00-4.00pm, plus one hour Tibetan calligraphy from 12.00am -1.00pm.

NOTE: THE CLASSICAL TIBETAN LANGUAGE COURSE FOR BEGINNERS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE BY RESTRICTED WEBCAST.

Tutor: This course will be led by Prof. Fabian Sanders, professor for Tibetan Language and Literature at the Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia.
Contact: fsanders@unive.it

Fees: The first day (August 4th) is a “tasting day” and is for free. Everybody can participate. The complete course costs 65 Euro plus ordinary membership of the Shang Shung Institute Austria for 2014 (50 Euro) with 10% discount on the course fee if you pay before 15 June 2014. It is free for sustaining members of the Shang Shung Institute Austria.

HERE you can register for the course and HERE you can get your membership.

THE FEE FOR PARTICIPATING THE COURSE BY WEBCAST IS THE SAME AS FOR PARTICIPATING THE COURSE IN MERIGAR. AFTER YOU HAVE BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SHANG SHUNG INSTITUTE AUSTRIA AND HAVE PAID THE COURSE FEE THE PASSWORD FOR CONNECTING VIA WEBCAST WILL BE SENT TO YOU.

Venue: Merigar, Arcidosso Gr. Italy.  Tel.  +39 0564 966940 Please visit the Tibetan Alphabet Learning Tool of the Ka-Ter project

Oliver Leick
Director of the Shang Shung Institute Austria
www.ssi-austria.at
Mobile:  +43 664 8866 2660

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