Heather Stoddard

Year of birth, place
Epsom, United Kingdom

Tibetologist, Researcher at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales [CNRS], Paris, France. The main research of Heather Stoddard-Kamay concentrates on Tibetan literature and theological image theory and –practice as well as on the adoration of images in Buddhism.

Among her most important publications are:
»Le mendiant de l'Amdo«, Paris 1985; "Tibetan Vernacular Architecture: Namseling Mano"r, in: »CIAA-Circle of Inner Asian Art«, Newsletter #6, November 1997; "The Development in Perceptions of Tibetan Art: From Golden Idols to Ultimate Reality", in: Thierry Dodin/Heinz Rather (Ed.s): »Imagining Tibet : Perceptions, Projections, and Fantasies«, 2001.