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Cameron Warner: publications related to Buddhism and Modernity


  • The Precious Lord of Tibet: The Cult of the Jowo Śākyamuni. 105,000 words (Manuscript under preparation).


  • "Uncivil Religion and the Ethnography of Tibetan Music Videos." 32 pp. (Manuscript under preparation).
  • "A Miscarriage of History: Wencheng Gongzhu and Micronarrative Challenges to the Metanarratives of Sino-Tibetan Historiography." 32 pp. Inner Asia (Accepted/Forthcoming).
  • "Solen har overdraget til det sydlige kontinent: Visning og diskutere tibetanske musikvideoer på youtube.com (The Sun Has Passed Over to the Southern Continent: Viewing and Discussing Tibetan Music Videos on youtube.com)." 5 pp. Jordens Folk, 2011. (In press).
  • “Re/crowning the Precious Lord: Texts, Photographs, and Memory.” History of Religions, 51/1 (August, 2011): 43 pp. (In press).
  • “A Prolegomenon to a Study of the ‘Palladium of Tibet,’ the Jo bo Śākyamuni Statue.” In Erberto Lo Bue ed., Art in Tibet: Issues in Traditional Tibetan Art from the Seventh to the Twentieth Century, Leiden: Brill, 2011: 3-17. (In press).
  • "The Genesis of Tibet's First Buddha Images: An Annotated Translation from the Three Editions of The Vase [-shaped] Pillar Testament (Bka' chems ka khol ma)." Light of Wisdom (Journal of the Nagarjuna Institute of Exact Methods), (March, 2011): 13 pp.
  • “Dream A Better Dream.” In Blue Jean Buddha. Sumi Loundon ed. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2001.




  • In the Tibetan and Himalayan Library's Place Dictionary, University of Virginia, www.thlib.org, 2010: "Samyé," "Jokhang," and "Vairocana/Wencheng Gongzhu Temple."
  • In World History Encyclopedia.  Josef Castaneda-Liles ed. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2006: “Buddhist Monumental Sculpture and Architecture 300-1000.”
  • In Holy People of the World: A Cross-Cultural Encyclopedia. Phyllis G. Jestice ed. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2005: "Drokmi," and "Kunga Nyingpo."




  • Dorje, Gyurme et al. Jokhang: Tibet's Most Sacred Buddhist Temple, in Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies. (In press).




  • Meinert, Carmen and Hans-Bernd Zollner eds. Buddhist Approaches to Human Rights, in Current Anthropology. (Accepted/Forthcoming).
  • McGranahan, Carole. Arrested Histories. Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War, in Ethnos. (Accepted/Forthcoming).
  • Walter, Michael L. Buddhism and Empire: The Political and Religious Culture of Early Tibet, in The Journal of Asian Studies. (Accepted/Forthcoming).
  • Nati Baratz, Unmistaken Child, in Visual Anthropology Review Vol. 26, No. 1, 2010.
  • Per K. Sørensen and Guntram Hazod, Rulers on the Celestial Plain: Ecclesiastical and Secular Hegemony in Medieval Tibet. A Study of Tshal Gung-thang, in Journal of American Oriental Society Vol. 129, No. 4, 2009.
  • Donald K. Swearer, Becoming the Buddha: The Ritual of Image Consecration in Thailand, in Material Religion: the Journal of Objects, Art, and Belief Vol. 3, No. 2, 2007.