Chris Clark is an academic specialising in Language Studies. He earned a Diploma of Language Studies (Honours) in 2008 and a PhD in 2015, both at the University of Sydney. He has been involved in a collaborative research project for the conservation, digital imaging and study of the marble-stelae inscriptions preserved at the Kuthodaw Pagoda in Mandalay, Myanmar. At the University of Edinburgh, he worked on the creation of an online searchable database of Jātaka Stories in the texts and art of South Asia. More recently, he has been translating a number of texts composed in the Pāli language. He teaches English, Sanskrit and learning skills.

Top image: Burmese script palm leaf manuscript leaf containing the text of the apadānas of Ekatthambhika and Nanda.