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Lama Jabb

Lama Jabb to deliver keynote lecture, "An Act of Bardo: Translating Tibetan Poetry," 11am on Saturday, October 6th, Norlin Library

Aug. 20, 2018

Lama Jabb (Oxford University) will deliver the keynote lecture for the Lotsawa Translation Workshop on “An Act of Bardo: Translating Tibetan Poetry” at 11am on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in the British Studies Room, 5 th Floor of Norlin Library on the CU Boulder campus. The lecture explores how the...

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Lotsawa Translation Workshop, October 5-8, 2018 - Applications Now Open

March 19, 2018

We are please to announce the first Lotsawa Translation Workshop, scheduled for October 5-8th at the University of Colorado Boulder, with the generous support of the Tsadra Foundation. The workshop offers the opportunity for translators and scholars at various stages in their careers to work together on translation in a...

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Andrew Grant to speak on Tibetan place-making in the contemporary Chinese City, March 22 at 12:30pm

Feb. 26, 2018

Beyond Resistance: Tibetans and ethnic minority place-making in the contemporary Chinese City As part of China’s continued transformation into an urban society, the contemporary Tibetan Plateau is becoming increasingly urbanized. This poses difficulties for Tibetans who face futures in cities that are overwhelmingly Han Chinese in terms of language, legal...

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Lecture by Gerald Roche: 'New Views on Tibet's Linguistic Diversity', March 21 at 3pm

Feb. 26, 2018

New Views on Tibet's Linguistic Diversity Research on Tibet’s linguistic diversity in the West dates back to at least the mid-nineteenth century. However, a surge in descriptive and documentary linguistics in the twenty-first century has radically altered our understanding of Tibet’s rich and complex linguistic ecology. This presentation will provide...

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Tenzin Dickie, 'Tibetan Stories: Writing From Exile' March 19 at 4:30pm

Feb. 26, 2018

Tenzin Dickie is a poet, writer and translator. Her work has appeared in Cultural Anthropology, The Washington Post online, Words Without Borders and Modern Poetry in Translation , among other places, and are forthcoming in The Tibet Reader by Duke University Press and Modern English Poetry by Younger Indians from...

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Andrew Grant to speak on Ethnopolitics and the Chinese City, March 16 at 3:30pm

Feb. 26, 2018

Ethnopolitics and the Chinese City: Urbanizing Tibetans during the era of Commodity Housing This talk explores how China's urbanization program is recasting the politics of place in the largest city on the Tibetan Plateau, Xining. Urban development discourse and practice is transforming increasing numbers of China’s ethnic population into de-ethnicized...

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Tsering Shakya to speak on Transitions to Modernity in Tibet, March 1 at 5pm

Feb. 10, 2018

Tsering Shakya will visit CU Boulder to deliver a lecture titled "From Remote to Visiable: The 13th Dalai Lama and the Transition to Modernity in Tibet". Dr. Shakya holds the Canadian Research Chair in Religion and Contemporary Society in Asia at the Institute for Asian Research, University of British Columbia...

Larung Gar

Yuan Hao and Yuan Fei to speak on their experiences and studies at Larung Gar, January 24th at 1pm

Jan. 17, 2018

Please join us for a talk with Yuan Hao and Yuan Fei, Bhuddist nuns who studied at Larung Gar Buddhist Academy (བླ་རུང་ལྔ་རིག་ནང་བསྟན་སློབ་གླིང་།) with Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche. They will share their experiences at Larung Gar, from decisions to attend, daily life and program of study, to how Buddhist education is organized,...

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Dolpo, The Hidden Land with Dorje Dolma, January 31 at 5pm

Jan. 2, 2018

Please join us as Dorje Dolma talks about her new book Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal ! Wednesday, January 31, 2018; 5 p.m. Humanities 250 Dorje Dolma was born in the remote Dolpo region of Nepal, high in the mountains bordering Tibet. She was...

Climat change in Nepal

Pasang Yangjee Sherpa to speak on Climate Change in the Himalaya, September 12 at 12pm

Sept. 10, 2017

Pasang Yangjee Sherpa is an anthropologist from the Everest region in Nepal. She was a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at the Pennsylvania State University (2013-2015), and the postdoctoral fellow for the Sacred Himalaya Initiative at the India China Institute of The New School (2015-2016). She currently serves as...

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