Tsymzhit P. Vanchikova (Purbueva)

Doctor of history, professor;  Head of the Center of Eastern Manuscripts and Wood-Carvers, Institute of Mongolian Studies, Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences (Ulan-Ude, Russia).

Member of the Editorial Board of the scientific journal “Bibliosphere”.

Education and Degrees:

Doctor of Sciences, History

Candidate of Sciences: Buryat Institute of Social Sciences (1971 -1973)

Diploma: Buryat State Pedagogical Institute (1962 – 1966)

Research Interests

  • History of Buddhism
  • Mongolian sources
  • History of Buddhism in Russia and Mongolia
  • Source study
  • Buddhology
  • Cultural anthropology
  • Cataloging and electronic data bases for Mongolian written sources


e-mail: vanchikova_ts@mail.ru