Introduction to Tibetan and Buddhist Studies

Swosti Kayastha
Conservation and Restoration, Conservation and Restoration
2022W, scientific seminar (SEW), 5.0 ECTS, 3.0 semester hours, course number S04557

Description

This course will focus on Nepali Culture and Buddhist art
1st December 2022 to 31 January 2023

Week 01- 01-02 Dec
01 Dec: 13:15 – 14:45 CET
02 Dec: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
Introduction of the class and the students. Introduction to art and culture.

Week 02- 05-07 Dec
05 Dec: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
06 Dec: 13:15 – 14:45 CET
07 Dec: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
Meaning and Concept of Iconography. Chief Features of iconography. Iconographic of Selected Deities (Hindu deities and Buddhist deities).

08-09 Dec: Reading Days &
Assignment 1; Preparing a presentation

Week 03- 12-15 Dec
12 Dec: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
13 Dec: 13:15 – 14:45 CET
14 Dec: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
15 Dec: 13:15 – 14:45 CET
Meaning and Concept of Iconography. Chief Features of Iconography. Iconographic of Selected
Deities (Hindu deities and Buddhist deities). Types of Buddhists Art and Architecture in Nepal

Assignment 01- Due: 16 December

 

Week 04- 19-20 Dec

Presenting Assignment 01 in class

19 Dec: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
20 Dec: 16:15 – 17:45 CET

Week 04-06: 21 Dec-8 Jan
No Classes-Christmas and New Year break

Week 07: 09-13 Jan
09 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
10 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
11 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
12 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
13 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
Origin and Development of Buddhist Art and various art Schools

Week 08: 16-17 Jan
Reading Days

Week 08: 18-20 Jan
18 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
19 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
20 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
An Introduction to Nepali Arts. History and Development of Art. Various mediums of sculptures and paintings in Nepali art

Week 09: 23-24 Jan
23 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
24 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
Class discussion
Assignment 02: Writing a research paper

Week 10: 25-26 Jan
25 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
26 Jan: 16:15 – 17:45 CET
Reading days & Final assignment (Assignment 2) -Due on 31 Jan

Examination Modalities

Total number of Assignments: 2

The examinations will be in the form of presentations to be made in class and a final research paper.

Key Words

Art, Architecture and iconography

Course Enrolment

From 15 November 2022, 15:24 to 01 December 2022, 15:24
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management (joint programme) (Master): History of Art and Culture: Introduction into Tibetan and Buddhist Studies (Angewandte)

Individual courses: possible