Shejun Agency for Bhutan’s Cultural Documentation and Research

"We are dedicated to preserving and passing down Bhutan's rich cultures and traditions to future generations through extensive documentation and cultural education".


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Dr. Karma Phuntsho
Designation: Director


Oral Team

Dr. Mark Turin
(Yale Himalaya Initiative, Yale University) Principal Investigator
Prof. David Germano
(Tibetan Studies, University of Virginia) Principal Investigator
Samten Yeshi
Designation: 
Programme Manager

Bradley Aaron
          

Rinchen Dorji
Designation:                           
IT Manager

Namgay Lhendrup Wangchuk
Designation: 
Finance and Administrative officer

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Penchela
Designation:                         
Researcher

[Tsirang and Dagana]
Yeshi Wangchuk
Designation: 
Researcher

[Zhemgang and Bumthang]

Sherig Dentshog
Designation:       
Researcher

[Pemagatshel
and Samdrupjongkhar]
Norzin Lhamo
Designation: 
Researcher

[Trongsa and Wangdipodrang]


Sonam Chophel
Designation:                         
Researcher

[Punakha and Gasa]



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Written Heritage Team

Lhakpa
Designation:                         
Programme Assitant Manager

Khandu
Designation: 
Programme Assistant


Tendrel Zangpo
Designation:                         
Programme Assistant



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Past Staff

  • Lama Nidup
  • Phuntsho Gyeltshen
  • Namgay Tshering
  • Thubten Tshering
  • Jigme Tenzin
  • Tshering Leki
  • Karma Dorji
  • Dorji Gyeltshen(Lecturer at CLCS)
  • Monika Subba
  • Karma Yezor
  • Duptho Wangchuk[Tashigang & TashiYangtse-Researcher]
  • Dawa Tshering[Thimphu & Chukha-Researcher]
  • Sonam Tobgye[Mongar & Lhuntse-Researcher]
  • Rinzin Dema[Paro & Haa-Researcher]
  • Dawa Tshering[Sarpang & Samtse-Researcher]
  • Advisor

  • Lopen Lungtaen Gyatsho, Director, Institute of Language and Cultural Studies
  • Dasho Karma Ura, President, Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH
  • Dasho Sherub Gyeltshen, Secretary, Dzongkha Development Commission
  • Ashi Kunzang Choden, Writer and Cultural Expert
  • Dorji Tshering, Director General, Department of Culture
  • Dr. Yonten Dargye, Chief Research Officer, National Library and Archives of Bhutan
  • Dr. Dorji Thinley, Director of Research, Royal University of Bhutan.
  • Dr. Francoise Pommaret,Institute of Language and Cultural Studies
  • Prof. Kurtis Schaeffer, University of Virginia
  • Dr. Hildegard Diemberger, University of Cambridge