Selected papers from the 16th Conference of the InternationalAssociation for Ladakh Studies (Heidelberg 17-20 April, 2013)1. Alchi Tsatsapuri: Notes on the History of an Early Monumentby Andre Alexander;2. Lost and Gone Forever: Notes on the Demolition of the Red Temple of Hunderby Noor Jahan Chunka and Gerald Kozicz;3. Fortifications of Ladakh: A Brief Chrono-Typology by Quentin Devers;4. The Munshi House in Leh: A Building History by John Harrison;5. Castles and Defensive Architecture in Purig: An Introduction, Survey andPreliminary Analysis by Neil Howard;6. The Old Stupa of Matho by Gerald Kozicz;7. Visual Representation of Ladakh and Zangskar in the British Library's WiseCollection by Diana Lange;8. Siddhas and Sociality: A Seventeenth-Century Lay Illustrated; Buddhist Manuscriptin Kumik Village, Zangskar (A Preliminary Report) by Rob Linrothe;9. Trees-of-Life, Aquatic Creatures and Other Enigmatic Motifs on Ladakhi WoodArt: What They Tell Us About Art History by Heinrich Poll;10. The Life of Buddha Sakyamuni in the Byams pa lha khang of Basgo, Ladakh byVerena Ziegler.