Staff – details

Jan Van der Valk, M.Sc. M.Sc. PhD







Gerke, B., & Van der Valk, J. (Eds.) (2019). Materiality, Efficacy, and the Politics of Potent Substances across Asia. (1 ed.) Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies.






The Emerging Sowa Rigpa/Environment Interface in the Anthropocene: Reflections on Pandemic Response-Ability

Jan Van der Valk (Speaker)

6 Jul 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Modern Tibetan medical education and the widening doctor-pharmacist divide in Nepal: What’s the problem?

Jan Van der Valk (Speaker)

14 Jan 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Link between Tibetan Medicine and Buddhism: A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body

Jan Van der Valk (Speaker)

13 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



Tibetan Medicine, Vitality and Rejuvenation

Jan Van der Valk (Speaker)

11 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


"Potency-in-Becoming": Artisanship among Amchi Practitioners Making Sowa Rigpa Medicines in Ladakh

Barbara Gerke (Speaker) & Jan Van der Valk (Speaker)

31 Jan 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies

Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2 (Campus)
1090 Wien

jan.vandervalk@univie.ac.at