Prof Geoffrey Samuel
Forthcoming. Seed of Immortal Life: Contexts and Meanings of a Tibetan Longevity Practice. Co-authored with Cathy Cantwell, with contributions by Robert Mayer and P. Ogyan Tanzin. Kathmandu: Vajra Books.
Forthcoming. Introducing Tibetan Buddhism. Routledge. Also to be available as a Journal of Buddhist Ethics Online Book.
2012. Introducing Tibetan Buddhism. London and New York: Routledge.
2008. The Origins of Yoga and Tantra: Indic Religions to the Thirteenth Century. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York.
2005. Tantric Revisionings: New Understandings of Tibetan Buddhism and Indian Religion. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass; London: Ashgate.
1993. Civilized Shamans: Buddhism in Tibetan Societies. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. Paperback edition 1995. Also Asian edition, Mandala Book Point, Kathmandu, 1995.
1990. Mind, Body and Culture: Anthropology and the Biological Interface. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York. Paperback edition, 2006.
Edited Books and Edited Special Journal Issues
Forthcoming. Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West: Between Mind and Body. Edited book, with Jay Johnston. London and New York: Routledge.
2012. Special Issue of Culture and Religion, ‘Finding Muslim Partners, Building Islamic Lives: Young South Asian Muslims At Home and in the Diaspora,’ joint-edited with Santi Rozario, vol.13, no.2, pp.137-272.
2011. Special Issue of International Journal of Hindu Studies, ‘Contextualizing the History of Yoga in Geoffrey Samuel’s The Origins of Yoga and Tantra: A Review Symposium,’ edited by Stuart R. Sarbacker and Geoffrey Samuel, vol.15, no.3, pp.303-357.
2011. Special issue of Contemporary Islam, ‘Islamic Piety and Gender Relationships among Contemporary Muslims’, joint-edited with Santi Rozario, vol.5, no.3, September 2011 (pp.219-322).
2010. "The Varieties of Ritual Experience," edited by Jan Weinhold and Geoffrey Samuel , Section IV (pp.297-569) of Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Volume II - Body, Performance, Agency and Experience (general editors Axel Michaels et al.). Wiesbaden, Germany: Harrassowitz.
2010. From Village Religion to Global Networks: Women, Religious Nationalism and Sustainability in South and Southeast Asia, edited by Santi Rozario and Geoffrey Samuel. Special Double Issue of Women’s Studies International Forum (vol.33, no.3)
2002. The Daughters of Hariti: Childbirth and Female Healers in South and Southeast Asia. Edited by Santi Rozario and Geoffrey Samuel. London and New York: Routledge.
2001. Healing Powers and Modernity in Asian Societies: Traditional Medicine, Shamanism and Science. Edited by Linda H. Connor and Geoffrey Samuel. Westport, CT: Bergin and Garvey (Greenwood Publishing).
1998. Nature Religion Today: The Pagan Alternative in the Modern World. Edited by Joanne Pearson, Richard H. Roberts and Geoffrey Samuel. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
1994. Tantra and Popular Religion in Tibet. Edited by Geoffrey Samuel, Hamish Gregor and Elisabeth Stutchbury, International Academy of Indian Culture and Aditya Prakashan, New Delhi.
1980. The Religions of Tibet by Giuseppe Tucci. Routledge and Kegan Paul, London; University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles.
1980. The Religions of Mongolia by Walther Heissig. Routledge and Kegan Paul, London; University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles.
Refereed Articles and Book Chapters
Forthcoming. General introduction, two chapters and two section introductions in Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West (see above).
Forthcoming. ‘Bodies and Subtle Bodies in Tibetan Medical and Tantric Illustration.’ In The Art of Tibetan Buddhism, ed. Theresia Hofer. New York: Rubin Museum of Art.
Forthcoming. 'Introduction: The Bon Medical Tradition of Tibet.' In Perspectives on the History, Theory and Practice of Bon Medicine, Colin Millard and Geoffrey Samuel (eds). Kathmandu: Vajra Books.
Forthcoming. 'Rinchen Rilbu in the Bon Medical Tradition.' In Perspectives on the History, Theory and Practice of Bon Medicine, Colin Millard and Geoffrey Samuel (eds). Kathmandu: Vajra Books.
Forthcoming. ‘Tibetan Longevity Meditation: Technique and Structure in the ’Chi-med Srog-thig (Immortal Life-Essence) Practice.’ In Dimensions of Meditation (ed. Halvor Eifring)
Forthcoming. ‘Healing in Tibetan Buddhism.’ In Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism (ed. Mario Poceski). Oxford: Blackwells.
Forthcoming. ‘General Overview.’ In Buddhism and International Relief Work (ed. Hiroko Kawanami and Derek F. Maher). Lewiston, NY and Lampeter, UK: Edwin Mellen.
Forthcoming. ‘Introduction: Issues in the Anthropology of Medicine and Healing in Tibetan Societies.’ In Special Issue of East Asian Science, Technology and Society (EASTS), 'Contemporary Issues in the Anthropology of Tibetan Medicine,' edited by Geoffrey Samuel and Colin Millard. To appear 2013.
Forthcoming. ‘Tibetan Longevity Meditation: Technique and Structure in the ’Chi-med Srog-thig (Immortal Life-Essence) Practice.’ In Dimensions of Meditation (ed. Halvor Eifring), to appear with University of Hawai’i Press.
In press. ‘Young Bangladeshi Women and the Islamic Family: Conflicting Ideals.’ (with Santi Rozario) In Women in Islam: Reflections on Historical and Contemporary Research (ed. Terence Lovat). Berlin: Springer. To appear June 2012.
In press. 'Islam, Love and Marriage: Explorations among Young British Muslims.' (With Santi Rozario.) In Yearbook of Muslims in Europe 2012, ed. Jørgen S. Nielsen, Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibasic, Brigitte Maréchal and Egdunas Racius. Leiden: Brill. To appear 2012.
2012. ‘Sufi Spaces in Urban Bangladesh: Gender and Modernity in Contemporary Shrine Culture.’ (with Santi Rozario) in Prayer in the City. The Making of Muslim Sacred Places and Urban Life (ed. Patrick A. Desplat and Dorothea E. Schulz), pp.289-309. Bielefeld: Transcript.
2012. ‘Islam and the Family in Bangladesh and the UK: The Background to Our Study.’ Culture and Religion, 13(2) (June 2012), pp.141-158. (Special Issue, ‘Finding Muslim Partners, Building Islamic Lives: Young South Asian Muslims At Home and in the Diaspora,’ joint-edited with Santi Rozario.)
2012. ‘Introduction: Finding Muslim Partners, Building Islamic Lives.’ (With Santi Rozario). Culture and Religion, 13(2) (June 2012), pp.137-140. (Special Issue, ‘Finding Muslim Partners, Building Islamic Lives: Young South Asian Muslims At Home and in the Diaspora,’ joint-edited with Santi Rozario.)
2012. ‘Amitāyus and the Development of Tantric Practices for Longevity and Health in Tibet.’ Transformations and Transfer of Tantra in Asia and Beyond (ed. István Keul), pp.263-286. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter.
2011. B59, B60. ‘The Writing of The Origins of Yoga and Tantra’ and ‘Response’. In Special Issue of International Journal of Hindu Studies, ‘Contextualizing the History of Yoga in Geoffrey Samuel’s The Origins of Yoga and Tantra: A Review Symposium,’ edited by Stuart R. Sarbacker and Geoffrey Samuel, vol.15, no.3, pp.305-312 and 338-350.
2011. ‘Introduction.’ (With Santi Rozario.) In special issue of Contemporary Islam, (vol.5, no.3), ‘Islamic Piety and Gender Relationships among Contemporary Muslims,’ edited by Santi Rozario and Geoffrey Samuel, pp.219-223.
2011. ‘Islamic Piety and Masculinity.’ In special issue of Contemporary Islam, (vol.5, no.3), ‘Islamic Piety and Gender Relationships among Contemporary Muslims,’ edited by Santi Rozario and Geoffrey Samuel, pp.309-322.
2011. ‘Epilogue: Towards a gso ba rig pa Sensibility.’ In Medicine Between Science and Religion: Explorations on Tibetan Grounds. Edited by Vincanne Adams, Mona Schrempf and Sienna Craig, pp.319-331. Oxford: Berghahn.
2010. ‘A Short History Of Indo-Tibetan Alchemy.’ In Studies of Medical Pluralism in Tibetan History and Society, edited by Sienna Craig, Mingji Cuomu, Frances Garrett and Mona Schrempf, pp.221-233. (PIATS 2006: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies. Königswinter 2006.). Andiast, Switzerland: International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies GmbH.
2010. ‘Preface.’ In Studies of Medical Pluralism in Tibetan History and Society, edited by Sienna Craig, Mingji Cuomu, Frances Garrett and Mona Schrempf, pp.7-11. (PIATS 2006: Proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies. Königswinter 2006.). Andiast, Switzerland: International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies GmbH.
2010. ‘Healing, Efficacy and the Spirits.’ Journal of Ritual Studies vol.24 no.2, pp.7-20. (The Efficacy of Rituals Part II, Special Issue edited by William S. Sax and Johannes Quack.)
2010. ‘Inner Work and the Connection between Anthropological and Psychological Analysis.’ In "The Varieties of Ritual Experience", ed. Jan Weinhold and Geoffrey Samuel, section of Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Volume II - Body, Performance, Agency and Experience, ed. Axel Michaels et al., pp.301-316. Wiesbaden, Germany: Harrassowitz.
2010. ‘Contesting Science for Islam: The Media as a Source of Revisionist Knowledge in the Lives of Young Bangladeshis.’ (with S. Rozario) Contemporary South Asia vol.18 no.4 (Dec. 2010), pp.427-441. (Special issue, South Asian Media in the Noughties, edited by Marta Bolognani.)
2010. ‘Possession and Self-Possession: Towards an Integrated Mind-Body Perspective.’ In Spirit Possession and Trance: New Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Bettina E. Schmidt and Lucy Huskinson, pp.35-52. London and New York: Continuum (Continuum Advances in Religious Studies series).
2010. ‘Introduction.’ (with S. Rozario). In From Village Religion to Global Networks: Women, Religious Nationalism and Sustainability in South and Southeast Asia, edited by Santi Rozario and Geoffrey Samuel. Special Double Issue of Women’s Studies International Forum, 33: 301-4.
2010. ‘Gender, Religious Change and Sustainability in Bangladesh’ (with Santi Rozario). In From Village Religion to Global Networks: Women, Religious Nationalism and Sustainability in South and Southeast Asia, edited by Santi Rozario and Geoffrey Samuel. Special Double Issue of Women’s Studies International Forum, 33: 354-64.
2009. ‘From Tantric Cakra to Wiccan Circle? Indic Borrowings in the Pagan Revival.’ In Ten Years of Triumph of the Moon. Academic approaches to studying Magic and the Occult: Examining scholarship into witchcraft and paganism ten years after Ronald Hutton's The Triumph of the Moon, (Dave Evans and David Green, Eds.), pp.168-187.London, Hidden Publishing.
2008. ‘The Politics of Tibetan Medicine and the Constitution of an Object of Study: Some Comments.’ In Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World Global Politics of Medical Knowledge and Practice, ed. by Laurent Pordié, pp.251-266. London: Routledge. (Needham Research Institute Series.) ISBN 978-0-415-44789-8 (pb); 978-0-208-93254-4 (ebk).
2008. ‘Possession and Self-Possession: Spirit Healing, Tantric Meditation and Āveśa.‘ DISKUS (online journal of British Association for the Study of Religions), vol.9 (2008). (http://www.basr.ac.uk/diskus/diskus9/samuel.htm)
2008. ‘Autism and Meditation: Some reflections.’ Journal of Religion, Disability and Health, vol. 13, pp.85-93 (special issue edited by John Swinton and Christine Trevett).
2007 ‘Shamanic Powers, Village Religion and Esoteric Exchanges: How Far is Tantra a Specifically Indian Phenomenon?’ In Indian Religions: Renaissance and Renewal, edited by Anna King, pp.173-194. London: Equinox. ISBN 1845531698.
2007 ‘Endpiece.’ Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity 3(1), pp.177-188. (Special Yoga Issue, Guest Editor, Mark Singleton.) DOI: 10.1163/157342107X207263. ISSN: 1573-420X
2007 ‘Spirit Causation and Illness in Tibetan Medicine.’ In Soundings in Tibetan Medicine: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives, edited by Mona Schrempf, pp. 213-224. Leiden: Brill. ISBN 978 90 04 15550 3. (Proceedings of the 10th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (PIATS), Oxford Sept. 6-12 2003; ISSN 1568-6183.)
2006 ‘Healing and the Mind-Body Complex: Childbirth and Medical Pluralism in South Asia.’ In Multiple Medical Realities: Patients and Healers in Biomedical. Alternative and Traditional Medicine, edited by Helle Johannessen and Imre Lázár. Berghahn Books, New York and London, pp.121-135.
2006 ‘The Siddha as a Cultural Category.’ In Holy Madness: Portraits of Tantric Siddhas, edited by Rob Linrothe. Catalogue for exhibition at Rubin Museum of Art, New York, Feb-May 2006. Rubin Museum of Art, New York and Serindia Publications, Chicago, pp.36-47.
2005 ‘Introduction’. In Tantric Revisionings, see above, pp.1-26
2005 ‘The Dissenting Tradition of Indian Tantra.’ In Tantric Revisionings, see above, pp.52-71.
2006 ‘Tibetan Medicine and Biomedicine: Epistemological Conflicts, Practical Solutions.’ Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity 2(1), pp.72-85.
2005 ‘Tibetan Buddhism as a World Religion: Global Networking and its Consequences.’ In Tantric Revisionings, see above, pp.288-316
2005 ‘The Westernisation of Tibetan Buddhism.’ In Tantric Revisionings, see above, pp.317-344.
2005 ‘The Attractions of Tantra: Two Historical Moments.’ In Tantric Revisionings, see above, pp.345-366.
2002 “The Epic and Nationalism in Tibet.” In Religion and Biography in China and Tibet, edited by Benjamin Penny. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press.
2002 “Buddhism and the State in Eighth Century Tibet.” In Proceedings of the 9th Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, ed. Henk Blezer et al. Leiden: Brill.
2002 'Introduction'. In The Daughters of Hariti, see above, pp.1-33.
2002 'Tibetan and Indian Ideas of Birth Pollution: Similarities and Contrasts.' (jointly with Santi Rozario). In The Daughters of Hariti, see above, pp.182-208.
2002 'The Other Side of Rationality: Desire in the Social System.' Review Essay. Public Organization Review 2(4) (Dec. 2002), pp.415-427.
2002 ‘Ritual Technologies and the State: The Mandala-Form Buddhist Temples of Bangladesh.” J. Bengal Art 7, pp.39-56.
2001 “Tibetan Medicine in Contemporary India: Theory and Practice.” In Linda H. Connor and Geoffrey Samuel (eds.), Healing Powers and Modernity: Traditional Medicine, Shamanism, and Science in Asian Societies, pp.247-268. Westport, Connecticut: Bergin and Garvey.
2001 “The Effectiveness of Goddesses: An Interpretation of Discourse about Spirits.” Anthropological Forum vol.11 no.1, pp.73-91.
2001 "The Religious Meaning of Space and Time: South and Southeast Asia and Modern Paganism." International Review of Sociology—Revue Internationale de Sociologie vol.11 no.3 (November 2001), pp.395-418.
2000 “The Indus Valley Civilization and Early Tibet.” In Samten G. Karmay and Yasuhiko Nagano (eds), New Horizons in Bon Studies, pp.651-670. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology. (Bon Studies, 2.)
1999 “Religion, Health and Suffering among Contemporary Tibetans.” In John R. Hinnells and Roy Porter (eds) Religion, Health and Suffering, pp.85-110. London and New York: Kegan Paul International.
1998 “Introduction” (jointly with Richard H. Roberts). In Nature Religion Today, pp.1-7.
1998 “Paganism and Tibetan Buddhism: Contemporary Western Religions and the Question of Nature. In Nature Religion Today, pp.123-140.
1997 “Some Reflections on the Vajrayana and its Shamanic Origins.” In Samten Karmay and Philippe Sagant (eds.), Les habitants du toit du monde. Études recueillies en Hommage à Alexander W. Macdonald par les soins de S.K. et P.S., pp.325-42 . Nanterre: Société d'ethnologie, Université de Paris X.
1997 “The Vajrayana in the Context of Himalayan Folk Religion.” In Helmut Krasser, Michael Torsten Much, Ernst Steinkellner and Helmut Tauscher (eds) Tibetan Studies. Proceedings of the 7th Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Graz 1995.Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historisch Klasse. Denkschriften, 256. Band. Beiträge zur Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens, Nr.21) Vol.II pp.843-50.
1997 “Women, Goddesses and Auspiciousness in South Asia.” J. of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies vol.2 no.2 (Nov. 1997), pp.1-23.
1996 “The Gesar Epic of East Tibet.” In J. I. Cabezon and R. Jackson (ed), Tibetan Literature: Studies in Genre. Essays in Honor of Geshe Lhundup Sopa. Ithaca, New York: Snow Lion, pp. 358-67.
1995 “Performance, Vision and Transformation in Shamanic Ritual: Healers, Clients and Societies.” In Tae-gon Kim and Mihály Hoppál (ed.) Shamanism in Performing Arts. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó. (Bibliotheca Shamanistica, vol.1.) Pp.253-62.
1994 “Introduction.” In Tantra and Everyday Religion, pp.1-13.
1994 “Ge sar of gLing: Shamanic Power and Popular Religion.” In Tantra and Everyday Religion , pp.53-78.
1994 “Tibet and the Southeast Asian Highlands: Rethinking the Intellectual Context of Tibetan Studies.” In P. Kvaerne (ed.) Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the 6th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Fagernes 1992. Oslo: Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture, pp.696-710.
1993 “Shamanism, Bon and Tibetan Religion.” In C. Ramble and M. Brauen (ed) Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalaya, Zürich: Ethnological Museum of the University of Zürich (Ethnologische Schriften Zürich, ESZ 12). Pp.318-330.
1992 “Gesar of Ling: the Origins and Meaning of the East Tibetan Epic.” In S. Ihara and Z. Yamaguchi (ed) Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the 5th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Narita, 1989. Narita: Naritasan Shinshoji, pp.711-722.
1991 “Music and Shamanic Power in the Gesar Epic.” In Jamie Kassler (ed), Metaphor: A Musical Dimension. Currency Press, Sydney, pp.89-108.
1990 “Shamanic and Rational Religion in Fifteenth-Century Tibet.” Acta Orientalia (Budapest) 44(1-2), 113-121.
1989 “The Body in Buddhist and Hindu Tantra: Some Notes.” Religion, 19, pp.197-210.
1986 “Music of the Lhasa Minstrels.” In Jamyang Norbu (ed), Zlos-Gar: Performing Traditions of Tibet. Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala, India, pp.13-19.
1985 “The Early History of Buddhism in Tibet: An Anthropological Perspective.” In Barbara N. Aziz and Matthew Kapstein (ed), Soundings in Tibetan Civilization. Manohar, Delhi, 1985, pp.383-96.
1985 “Science, Anthropology and Margaret Mead: A Galilean Dialogue.” Search, 16:9-12, pp.251-8.
1982 “Tibet as a Stateless Society and Some Islamic Parallels.” Journal of Asian Studies, 41:2, pp.215-29.
1978 “Religion in Tibetan Society: A New Approach.” Kailash, 6:1, pp.45-67 and 6:2, pp.99-114.
1976. ‘Songs of Lhasa,’ Ethnomusicology, 20:3, pp.407‑49.
In press. Anne-Marie Blondeau and Katie Buffetrille (eds.) Authenticating Tibet: Answers to China’s 100 Questions. To appear in The European Legacy 17 (6), Oct. 2012.
In press. Donald S. Lopez, Jr. , The Tibetan Book of the Dead: A Biography. To appear in The European Legacy 17 (6), Oct. 2012.
In press. Syed Jamil Ahmed, Reading Against the Orientalist Grain. In Religions of South Asia
In press. Jonathan C. Gold, The Dharma’s Gatekeepers. Sakya Paṇḍita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet. In Religions of South Asia.
2010. Luc Schaedler, The Angry Monk. [Review of film.] Visual Anthropology Review 26: 59-61.
2008. J. Gyatso and H. Havnevik (eds), Women in Tibet. In J. Royal Anthropological Institute
2008. J. Alter (ed.), Asian Medicine and Globalization. In J. Royal Anthropological Institute.
2006. B. Alan Wallace (ed), Buddhism and Science: Breaking New Ground. In J. American Academy of Religion 74,2, pp.509-12.
2003. Katherine Anne Harper and Robert L. Brown (eds.) The Roots of Tantra. In J. Asian Studies 62,3, pp.985-6.
2001 Edward Herbst, Voices in Bali. In Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 35,1 (Winter 2001), pp.204-6.
2000 Janet Gyatso, Apparitions of the Self. In J. American Academy of Religion 68,3 (September 2000), pp.642-4.
1999 Robert Mayer, Phur-pa bcu-gnyis. In Religion 29,4, pp.376-8.
1999 Andras Höfer, Tamang Ritual Texts Vol.2, In Asian Folklore Studies 58,2, pp.460-463.
1998 Robert Barnett and Shirin Akiner (eds.) Resistance and Reform in Tibet; Ronald D. Schwartz, Circle of Protest. In Asian Studies Review.
1997 Andras Höfer, A Recitation of the Tamang Shaman in Nepal. In Asian Folklore Studies 56,1, pp.192-4.
1996 Gerard Toffin (ed.), Nepal, Past and Present; Gerard Toffin (ed.), The Anthropology of Nepal: From Tradition to Modernity. In Contributions to Indian Sociology (N.S.) 30,2, pp.316-7.
1995 Silke Herrmann, Kesar-Versionen aus Ladakh. In Asian Folklore Studies. 54,1, pp.159-60.
1993 Gisele Krauskopff, Maîtres et possedés. In Contributions to Indian Sociology (N.S.) 27,2, pp.320-1.
1992 Stephen Lansing, Priests and Programmers. In Journal of Asian Studies, 51, pp.711-2.
1990 Brigitte Steinmann, Les Tamangs. In Contributions to Indian Sociology (N.S.) 24,2.
1989 Namkai Norbu, The Crystal and the Way of Light. In Australian J. of Transpersonal Psychology 8,1, pp.90-2.
1986 Vernon Reynolds and Ralph E.S. Tanner, The Biology of Religion; Richard D. Alexander, Darwinism and Human Affairs. In Mankind, 16:2.
1985 Jane Howard, Margaret Mead. In Newcastle Herald, June 22, 1985
1985 Franz Michael, Rule by Incarnation. In Journal of the Tibet Society, 5, pp.105-7.
1983 Robert Paul, The Tibetan Symbolic World. In Journal of Asian Studies, 42, pp.633-4.
1982 Robert Ekvall, The Lama Knows. In Man, 17:3, pp.568.
1981 Hans Rhodius and John Darling, Walter Spies and Balinese Art; Donald Wilhelm, Emerging Indonesia. In Newcastle Herald, Aug. 22, 1981, p.6.
1981 Donald C. Johansen and Maitland A. Edey, Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind. In Newcastle Herald, Oct. 10, 1981, p.6.
1980 James Fisher (ed), Himalayan Anthropology. In Mankind, 12:3, pp.257-8.
1980 Sherry Ortner, Sherpas Through Their Rituals. In Man, 15:2, pp.400-1.
2010. ‘Preface.’ In Snying bo rgyal and R. Solomon Rino, Deity Men: Reb gong Tibetan Trance Mediums in Transition, pp.vii-xxv. Xining: Plateau Publications. (Asian Highlands Perspectives, vol.3.)
2005. ‘Healing and Medicine in Tibet’ In Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. Mircea Eliade, 2nd edn, Thomson Gale.
2001 “The Gesar Epic.” in New Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians. London and New York: Macmillan.
2001 Comment on Nigel Rapport, “Random Mind,” The Australian J. of Anthropology (TAJA) 12(2): 214.
2001 “Meditation.” Entry for Oxford Companion To The Body. Oxford University Press.
1996 “Nature Religion Today: Western Paganism, Shamanism and Esotericism in the 1990s. Conference at the Lake District Campus of Lancaster University, 9th to 13th April 1996.” Religion 26: 373-6.
1995 Western Science and Its Alternatives. Proceedings of a one-day conference held at the University of Newcastle, NSW, September 1994. (Department of Sociology and Anthropology Working Paper No.1.) Edited with assistance from H. Chan and E. Jordan.
1991 “Response.” [to review essay of Mind, Body and Culture by Arran E. Gare.] In Metascience, pilot issue, 49-50.
1983 “Peaceful Pedagogy.” Radical Education Dossier, No. 19, pp.29-31.
1981 “Knowledge in Society: An Anthropological Perspective.” Educational Enquiry, 4:1, pp.30-43.
1981 [With M. Crick and S. Shortus] “Report of the FAUSA Working Party on Aboriginal Education.” FAUSA, August 1981. Abridged version in Australian Anthropological Society Newsletter, No.12 (September 1981).