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The Australian National University

Dr Barbara Nelson

BA(Asian Studies)(Hons)(ANU), PhD(Syd)
Lecturer, School of Culture, History and Language
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Asian History 210302
  • Indian Languages 200315
  • Studies In Eastern Religious Traditions 220406
  • Religion And Religious Studies 2204
  • Religion And Society 220405
  • Translation And Interpretation Studies 200323

Research interests

History of Mahayana Buddhism in India, bodhisattva path and kshaanti (patience), Buddhist texts in Sanskrit, translation studies, Indian history and religions, policy and practice of secularism in India.

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