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The Lao Sangha and Modernity: Research at the Buddhist Archives of Luang Prabang, 2005-2015 (Laos and English Content)

Studies Lao Buddhist history, monastic community and its role in modern society through collections of Buddhist archives of Luang Prabang which include manuscripts, photographs, notebooks and printed material. Covers social roles of Lao Sangha after 1975, preservation of cultural heritage, evidence of Lao Buddhism’s international connections, a road to modernity, archive digitization, and a list of monasteries in Luang Prabang.