Thursday November 18 at 4pm MST
Paljor Tsarong is a Tibetan anthropologist and historian, and son of George Dundul Tsarong, a ranking bureaucrat in the Ganden Phodrang government and a decade in exile after 1959. Paljor has recently completed a book, to be published by Lexington Press, The Life and Times of George Tsarong of Tibet, 1920-1970: A Lord in the Traditional Tibetan State. Paljor has also worked extensively with Melvyn Goldstein and has written extensively on Marxism and Tibet. In this talk, he will speak on the structure and function of the traditional Tibetan government, including the economics of rituals in the traditional state.
*The Center for Asian Studies will be following Boulder County health guidelines regarding live events. The format of this event may change depending on those guidelines. Please check back before the event to ensure you have the most up to date information.