Join us for an in-person talk by Paljor Tsarong on his recently completed book titled, The Life and Times of George Tsarong of Tibet, 1920-1970: A Lord in the Traditional Tibetan State (Lexington Press). Masks required to attend the lecture in person.
Thursday, November 18 | 4 pm MT | Guggenheim 205
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.