Dr Rita E M Langer

M.A., Ph.D.(Hamburg)

  • BS8 1TB

20012020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Ten ways of making merit (dasapuñña-kiriyavatthu) in Theravāda exegetical literature and contemporary Sri Lankan practice

Langer, R., 2020, (In preparation) Routledge Handbook of Theravada Buddhism. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2019

The Transformative Power of Food: The “Milk Mothers” in Sri Lankan Buddhism

Langer, R., 20 Oct 2019, In : Material Religion. 15, 5, p. 529-552 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2015

A Buddhist Cosmology in Food

Langer, R., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Breakfast for the Buddha, monks and hungry ghosts

Langer, R., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Food for all

Langer, R., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Making food for the Buddha

Langer, R., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Milk rice for milk mothers

Langer, R., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Rice balls for the crows

Langer, R., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Three fruit trays for Pattini

Langer, R., 2015

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

2014

From Riches to Rags: how new clothes for the dead become old robes for monks

Langer, REM., Jan 2014, In : Journal of The Royal Asiatic Society. p. 125-144 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

69 Downloads (Pure)
2013

Sermon Studies and Buddhism: A Case Study of Sri Lankan Preaching

Langer, REM., Apr 2013, Tokyo: International Institute for Buddhist Studies. 238 p. (Studia Philologica Buddhica; vol. 30)

Research output: Book/ReportAuthored book

2012

Chanting as 'bricolage technique': a comparison of South and Southeast Asian funeral recitation

Langer, REM., 2012, Buddhist Funeral Cultures of Southeast Asia and China. Williams, P. & Ladwig, P. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 21-58

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

1 Citation (Scopus)
77 Downloads (Pure)

Feasting for the Dead: Theravada Buddhist funerals

Langer, REM., 2012, Studying Buddhism in Practice. H. & J. (eds.). Abingdon: Francis/Routledge, p. 51-64 (Studying Religions in Practice).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

The Understanding Buddhist Death Project

Laxton, A., Ladwig, P., Heise, I. F. & Langer, R. E. M., 2012

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

2009

Ancestors and hungry ghosts - photographic exhibition

Langer, R. E. M., 23 Oct 2009

Research output: Other contribution

2007
30 Citations (Scopus)

Buddhist Stories of Heaven and Hell

Langer, REM., Nov 2007, 'Access to Bristol' conference, University of Bristol.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Review: The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations

Langer, REM., Nov 2007, In : Buddhadharma. 2007 / Winter, p. 67 - 68 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2005

Von Göttern, Geistern und Krähen: Buddhistische Bestattungsriten in Sri Lanka (Of Gods, Demons and Crows: Buddhist Funeral Rites in Sri Lanka)

Langer, REM., 2005, Der Abschied von den Toten: Trauerrituale im Kulturvergleich. Assman, J., Maciejewski, F. & Michaels, A. (eds.). Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, p. 125 - 149 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

2001

Das Bewusstsein als Träger des Lebens: einige weniger beachtete Aspekte des vinnana im Palikanon (Consciousness as life principle: some neglected aspects of vinnana in the Pali canon)

Langer, REM., 1 Mar 2001, 89 p. Vienna: Arbeitskreis für Tibetische und Buddhistische Studien, Universität Wien.

Research output: Other contribution