DONATELLA ROSSI

Associate professor


email: donatella.rossi@uniroma1.it
phone: 3343415644
building: Complesso Marco Polo
room: 12

Associate Professor with qualification for Ordinariate (NSQ 2014)
L-OR/20, East Asian Religions and Philosophies and
L-OR/18, Tibetan Language and Culture

Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum (Abridged Version)

Professional Activities

Mar. 2014 – Feb. 2015, Erlangen, GERMANY
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
IKGF – Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung, The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication"
Visiting Fellow and Research Partner (as of 2015).

"Sapienza" University of Rome, ITALY
2003 – Associate Professor
2014, obtained National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor (ASN 2014)
Faculty of Letters and Philosophy
Department of Oriental Studies
Chair, East Asian Religions and Philosophies and Tibetan Language and Culture
Courses taught: East Asian religions and philosophies; modern Tibetan language and Tibetan culture.

Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon, USA
Oct. 2000-2002
Associate Professor and Co-Director, Department of Religious Studies
Courses taught: general and monographic courses for BA and MA students on the religions and philosophies of Asia (China, India, Japan, Tibet).
Coordinator, Master of Arts in Applied Theology.
Implementation of all administrative functions requested to a university department director.

Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon, USA
1998 – Oct. 2000
Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Courses taught: general and monographic courses for BA and MA students on the religions and philosophies of Asia (China, India, Japan, Tibet).

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
1996-1998
Adjunct Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Courses and lectures on the History of Religions, World Religions, Religions and Philosophies of India and Far East Asia.

Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, NORWAY
1995-1996
Researcher, Centre for Advanced Studies (SHS)
Classification and analysis of the canonical scriptures of the Tibetan Bon religion.

University of Kyoto, Kyoto, JAPAN
1993-1995
Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Letters, Department of Buddhist Studies
Research and lectures connected to Ph.D. work, thanks to a fellowship of the Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin (1993-1994), and of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Buddhism (Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai BDK) (1994-1995).

Shang Shung Institute of America, Conway, Massachussets, USA
1991-1993
Consultant
Organization and implementation of research programs and events focused on the preservation of the Tibetan cultural heritage.

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, Jakarta, INDONESIA
1989-1991
Professional Officer, Regional Office for Science and Technology of South East Asia
Formulation, budget preparation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of educational and cultural projects managed by UNESCO in Southeast Asia.

Danieli Co., Representative Office, Beijing, CHINA
1987-1989
Representative
Management of representative office.

Sky Ho Trading Company, Representative Office, Beijing, CHINA
1985-1987
Representative
As above.


EDUCATION

University of Oslo, Dept. of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, Oslo, NORWAY
Ph.D. in History of Religions and Tibetology, 1998.
Title of dissertation: The Philosophical View of the Great Perfection in the Tibetan Bon Religion (published by Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, NY, 1999).
Supervisor: Prof. Per Kværne.

University of Rome "La Sapienza", Faculty of Letters, Institute for Indian and Far East Asian Studies
Degree summa cum laude, 1985.
Title of dissertation: Traditions and Persecutions of Bon at the Epoch of the Ancient Tibetan Monarchy.
Supervisor: Prof. Luciano Petech.


SPECIALIZED EDUCATION

Qinghai Institute of Nationalities (Qinghai Minzu Xueyuan), Xining, CHINA
June-Sept. 1985
Study of the Tibetan Amdo dialect; linguistic field work in nomadic and rural areas.

Central Institute of Nationalities (Zhongyang Minzu Xueyuan, now Zhongyang Minzu Daxue), Beijing, CHINA
1983-1984
Study of the classical and modern Tibetan language (Lhasa dialect).

Beijing Language Institute (Beijing Yuyan Xueyuan), Beijing, CHINA
1982-1983
Study of the classical and modern Chinese language.


INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association for Asian Studies (AAS)

Associazione Internazionale di Studi sul Mediterraneo e l’Oriente (ISMEO)

Associazione Italiana di Studi Tibetani, Himalayani e Mongoli (AISTHiM)

Consulta Universitaria per gli Studi su Asia e Africa (University Council for Asian and African Studies, CUSTAA)

International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS)

International Society for the Critical Study of Divination, (founded in 2016 at The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication", IKGF, Erlangen, Germany)

Rivista degli Studi Orientali (RSO), member of the Editorial Committee


Research products

11573/1113900 - 2020 - Identifying the magical displays of the Lords of the World: the oneiromancy of the gSal byed Byang bu
Rossi, Donatella - 02a Capitolo o Articolo
book: Glimpses of Tibetan Divination. Past and Present - (9789004407374)

11573/1113904 - 2020 - Background history of the volume
Rossi, Donatella - 02g Introduzione in volume
book: Glimpses of Tibetan divination. Past and present - (9789004407374)

11573/1113927 - 2019 - Mi’am-ci: Exploring the strange and the wondrous in the land of snows.
Rossi, Donatella - 02a Capitolo o Articolo
book: Wind Horses. Tibetan, Himalayan and Mongolian studies - (978-88-6719-175-8)

11573/1115510 - 2019 - The Don gsum (Three Teachings) of Lady Coza Bonmo. A Bonpo gTerma from the G. Tucci Tibetan Fund. Part Two
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: REVUE D'ÉTUDES TIBÉTAINES (Paris : CNRS, UMR 8047 [2002]-) pp. 301-321 - issn: 1768-2959 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/1082476 - 2018 - Prefazione
Rossi, Donatella - 02c Prefazione/Postfazione
book: Fili di seta. Introduzione al pensiero filosofico e religioso dell'Asia - (978-88-340-1747-0)

11573/1082535 - 2018 - Fili di seta. Introduzione al pensiero filosofico e religioso dell'Asia.
Rossi, Donatella - 06a Curatela

11573/1082618 - 2018 - Faith or Fate? The path towards immortality according to the Tantric traditions of Tibet
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: MICROLOGUS (Certosa del Galluzzo: Sismel Edizioni del Galluzzo.) pp. 27-46 - issn: 1123-2560 - wos: WOS:000477954100003 (0) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85071242062 (0)

11573/1113913 - 2018 - Transcendence and immanence. A brief exposition of the view (lTa ba'i stong thun) from the rDzogs pa chen po Yang rtse klong chen cycle
Rossi, Donatella - 04h Atto di convegno in rivista scientifica o di classe A
paper: RIVISTA DEGLI STUDI ORIENTALI (Pisa · Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore -Pisa: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali -Roma: Bardi Editore) pp. 91-110 - issn: 0392-4866 - wos: (0) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85061142743 (0)
conference: Dialectics of Buddhist Metaphysics in East Asia. Tibet and Japan: An Inedited Comparison (Rome)

11573/1113918 - 2018 - Foreword
Rossi, Donatella - 02c Prefazione/Postfazione
book: Proceedings of the workshop "Dialectics of Buddhist Metaphysics in East Asia. Tibet and Japan: An Inedited Comparison", Sapienza, May 13th 2016 - (978-88-3315-147-2)

11573/1082414 - 2017 - Erberto Lo Bue (ed.), Il Tibet fra mito e realtà: Tibet between Myth and Reality.
Rossi, Donatella - 01d Recensione
paper: RIVISTA DEGLI STUDI ORIENTALI (Pisa · Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore -Pisa: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali -Roma: Bardi Editore) pp. 112-114 - issn: 0392-4866 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/1082576 - 2016 - Sharro. Festschrift for Choegyal Namkhai Norbu
Rossi, Donatella - 06a Curatela

11573/1082614 - 2016 - The Yid ches lung gi sgron ma. The Lamp of the Truthful Transmission. A Bonpo rediscovered text from the rDzogs pa chen po yang rtse klong chen cycle.
Rossi, Donatella - 02a Capitolo o Articolo
book: Sharro. Festschrift for Choegyal Namkhai Norbu - (978-3-906139-23-4)

11573/1699668 - 2016 - The three teachings (Don Gsum) of Lady "Co Za Bon Mo". A Bon Po "Gter ma" from the Giuseppe Tucci Tibetan fund
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: RIVISTA DEGLI STUDI ORIENTALI (Pisa · Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore -Pisa: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali -Roma: Bardi Editore) pp. 155-163 - issn: 0392-4866 - wos: (0) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85028803868 (3)

11573/849792 - 2015 - The light of Kailash. A history of Zhang Zhung and Tibet. Volume three. The later period
Rossi, Donatella - 03e Traduzione di libro
book: The Light of Kailash. A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet. Volume Three. The Later Period. - Choegyal Namkhai Norbu (978-88-7834-145-6)

11573/857673 - 2015 - Alcune riflessioni sull'interrelazione fra la semantica e la divinazione
Rossi, Donatella - 02a Capitolo o Articolo
book: From Bhakti to Bon - (978-82-7099-817-3)

11573/849780 - 2014 - The Light of Kailash. A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet: An Overview and some Reflections about Chögyal Namkhai Norbu's Trilogy.
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: HUMANÍA DEL SUR (Méridad: Universidad de Los Andes / Centro de Estudio de Africa) pp. 99-112 - issn: 1856-6812 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/524458 - 2013 - The light of Kailash. A history of Zhang Zhung and Tibet. Volume II, The Intermediate Period
Rossi, Donatella - 03e Traduzione di libro
book: The Light of Kailash. A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet. Volume II, The Intermediate Period - Chogyal Namkhai Norbu (9788878341302)

11573/524460 - 2013 - Corso di Lingua Tibetana Moderna
Rossi, Donatella; Nyima, Dhondup - 03c Manuale Didattico
book: Corso di Lingua Tibetana Moderna - (9788820357023)

11573/506216 - 2012 - A preliminary note on the mandalas of the Bonpo tradition.
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: RIVISTA DEGLI STUDI ORIENTALI (Pisa · Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore -Pisa: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali -Roma: Bardi Editore) pp. 83-91 - issn: 0392-4866 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/506217 - 2012 - Ming Qing Studies 2012, Volume I - ISBN 978-88-548-5764-3 Review of Gianni Criveller (ed.), Giulio Aleni (Ai Rulüe), Vita del Maestro Ricci, Xitai del Grande Occidente, Brescia: Fondazione Civiltà Bresciana – Centro Giulio Aleni, 2010, pp. 1-176, 16 plates.
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale

11573/506219 - 2012 - Bod/Tibet: sfide alla costituzione di un'identità
Rossi, Donatella - 02a Capitolo o Articolo
book: L'identità nazionale nel XXI secolo in Cina, Giappone, Corea, Tibet e Taiwan - (9788896851036)

11573/435927 - 2011 - La medicina cinese.
Rossi, Donatella - 02d Voce di Enciclopedia/Dizionario
book: La Grande Storia. L'Antichità. - ()

11573/436111 - 2011 - La medicina indiana.
Rossi, Donatella - 02d Voce di Enciclopedia/Dizionario
book: La Grande Storia, L'Antichità - ()

11573/65644 - 2010 - Monica Esposito, L'Alchimia del Soffio. La Pratica della Visione Interiore nell'Alchimia Taoista. Roma: Ubaldini Editore, 1997
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Recensione - ()

11573/146122 - 2009 - A Brief Note on the Bonpo Texts of the Giuseppe Tucci Fund Preserved at the Library of IsIAO
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: EAST AND WEST (Roma: ISIAO Roma: ISMEO Roma: Herder Editrice e Libreria) pp. 337-345 - issn: 0012-8376 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/183650 - 2009 - The Light of Kailash. Volume One. A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet: The Early Period.
Rossi, Donatella - 03e Traduzione di libro

11573/64249 - 2009 - Bon, The Everlasting Religion of Tibet. Tibetan Studies in Honour of Professor David L. Snellgrove
Rossi, Donatella; Samten G., Karmay - 06a Curatela

11573/145322 - 2008 - Sacred Female Biographies in the Bon Religion: AA 20th Century gTer-ma
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: RIVISTA DI STUDI SUDASIATICI (Firenze : Firenze University Press) pp. 127-143 - issn: 1970-951X - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/145323 - 2008 - An Introduction to the mKha' 'gro gSang gcod teachings of Bon
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: EAST AND WEST (Roma: ISIAO Roma: ISMEO Roma: Herder Editrice e Libreria) pp. 213-233 - issn: 0012-8376 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/146121 - 2008 - mKha' 'gro dbang mo'i rnam thar, The Biography of the gTer-ston-ma mKha'-'gro bDe-chen Chos-kyi dBang-mo (1868-1927?)
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: REVUE D'ÉTUDES TIBÉTAINES (Paris : CNRS, UMR 8047 [2002]-) pp. 371-378 - issn: 1768-2959 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/58529 - 2008 - L'Iconoclasta Gendun Chomphel (1905-1951) e il suo Kamasutra
Rossi, Donatella - 04a Atto di comunicazione a congresso
conference: Passioni ed Emozioni in India e in Tibet (Roma)
book: Rivista degli Studi Orientali - ()

11573/145313 - 2007 - Holy Mountains and Saint Immortals in the Bon Tradition: A Preliminary Survey of the "History of Chang-cha-dur"
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: RIVISTA DEGLI STUDI ORIENTALI (Pisa · Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore -Pisa: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali -Roma: Bardi Editore) pp. 413-420 - issn: 0392-4866 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/145314 - 2007 - Sensualità e Buddhità: Il VI Dalai Lama e i suoi Canti d'Amore.
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: RIVISTA DEGLI STUDI ORIENTALI (Pisa · Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore -Pisa: Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali -Roma: Bardi Editore) pp. 149-155 - issn: 0392-4866 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/220109 - 2007 - Light of Kailash
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Presentazione di un testo tibetano - ()

11573/145315 - 2006 - An Overview of Tibet's Religions
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: HIMALAYA (Ithaca, NY : Nepal Studies Association at the South Asia Program, Cornell University, 1981-2004.) pp. 13-18 - issn: 1935-2212 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/217486 - 2006 - The Light of Kailash. History of Shang Shung and Tibet
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Presentazione del testo - ()

11573/220203 - 2006 - Review of J. Hopkins'"Reflections on Reality. The Three Natures and Non-Natures in the Mind-Only School" (Univ. of California Press, 2002)
Rossi, Donatella - 01d Recensione
paper: HIMALAYA (Ithaca, NY : Nepal Studies Association at the South Asia Program, Cornell University, 1981-2004.) pp. - - issn: 1935-2212 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/220469 - 2006 - Buddhismo e Occidente
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Articolo - ()

11573/182368 - 2003 - A Catalogue of the Bon Kanjur
Dan, Martin; Yasuhiko, Nagano; Kværne, Per; Rossi, Donatella - 03a Saggio, Trattato Scientifico

11573/220202 - 2003 - Saggezza e Verità nel Buddhismo del Grande Veicolo
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Articolo - ()

11573/220204 - 2003 - Review of Marcia Binder Schmidt's (ed.) "The Dzogchen Primer: Embracing the Spiritual Path According to the Great Perfection" (Shambhala, 2002)
Rossi, Donatella - 01d Recensione
paper: THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES (The Association for Asian Studies Incorporated:1021 East Huron Street:Ann Arbor, MI 48104:(734)665-2490, EMAIL: aarizala@aasianst.org, INTERNET: http://www.emjnet.history.ohio-state.edu) pp. - - issn: 0021-9118 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/220470 - 2003 - An Interview with the only high Tibetan Lama living in Japan
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Articolo - ()

11573/58530 - 2002 - The Lung rigs rin po che'i mdzod blo gsal snying gi nor by Shar-rdza bKra-shis rGyal-mtshan (1859-1935)
Rossi, Donatella - 04a Atto di comunicazione a congresso
book: IX Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies - ()

11573/219844 - 2001 - Review of D.S.Lopez Jr. (ed.) "Religions of Tibet in Practice" (Princeton Univ. Press, 1997)
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Recensione - ()

11573/220205 - 2001 - Review of M.C. Goldstein's "The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama" (Univ. of California Press, 1997)
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale
book: Recensione - ()

11573/58579 - 2000 - The "Lo rgyus chen mo" in the collection of the "Ye khri mtha' sel" attributed to Dran-pa Nam-mkha'
Rossi, Donatella - 04a Atto di comunicazione a congresso
book: New Horizons in Bon Studies - ()

11573/182367 - 1999 - The Philosophical View of the Great Perfection in the Tibetan Bon Religion
Rossi, Donatella - 03a Saggio, Trattato Scientifico

11573/219845 - 1999 - Review of Per Kvaerne's "The Bon Religion of Tibet: The Iconography of a Living Tradition" (Serindia Publications, 1995)
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale

11573/145321 - 1998 - The Monastic Lineage of sNang zhig dgon pa in Amdo rNga ba
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: THE TIBET JOURNAL (Library of Tibetan Works & Archives:Dharamsala India) pp. - - issn: 0970-5368 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/220206 - 1998 - Review of T.Thondup Rinpoche's "Hidden Teachings of Tibet: An explanation of the Terma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism (Wisdom, 1997)
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale

11573/217456 - 1996 - Review of S. Lienhard and G. Boccali's "Tesori della lirica classica indiana" (UTET, 1994)
Rossi, Donatella - 13a Altro ministeriale

11573/58531 - 1994 - The Nine Ways of the Bonpo Tradition: an Oral Presentation by a Contemporary Bonpo Lama
Rossi, Donatella - 04a Atto di comunicazione a congresso
book: VI Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies - ()

11573/145316 - 1993 - La Condizione Attuale degli Studi Tibetologici nella Repubblica Popolare Cinese
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: MONDO CINESE (-Milano: Fondazione Italia CINA -Milano: CMC -Milan Italy: Instituto Italo Cinese:Via Carducci) pp. - - issn: 0390-2811 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/58532 - 1992 - Some Notes on the Tibetan Amdo Love Songs
Rossi, Donatella - 04a Atto di comunicazione a congresso
book: V Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies - ()

11573/145317 - 1991 - Il Seminario Tibetologico nella RPC del 1991
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: MONDO CINESE (-Milano: Fondazione Italia CINA -Milano: CMC -Milan Italy: Instituto Italo Cinese:Via Carducci) pp. - - issn: 0390-2811 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/145318 - 1990 - La visita del XIV Dalai Lama in Italia
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: MONDO CINESE (-Milano: Fondazione Italia CINA -Milano: CMC -Milan Italy: Instituto Italo Cinese:Via Carducci) pp. - - issn: 0390-2811 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/145319 - 1989 - La morte del Decimo Panchen Lama
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: MONDO CINESE (-Milano: Fondazione Italia CINA -Milano: CMC -Milan Italy: Instituto Italo Cinese:Via Carducci) pp. - - issn: 0390-2811 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

11573/145320 - 1989 - I Tibetani al di fuori del Tibet Centrale: Gli Amdo del Qinghai
Rossi, Donatella - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: MONDO CINESE (-Milano: Fondazione Italia CINA -Milano: CMC -Milan Italy: Instituto Italo Cinese:Via Carducci) pp. - - issn: 0390-2811 - wos: (0) - scopus: (0)

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