Eben Yonnetti (L) and Mason Brown (R)

THI Students Awarded Summer Language Funding

March 16, 2016

Mason Brown (R), PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology, and Eben Yonnetti (L), MA student in Religious Studies, have both been awarded Summer Langauge Fellowships from the University of Colorado's Center for Asian Studies (CAS). CAS, a regional center whose mission it is to advance knowledge of Asia through undergraduate and graduate...

Dorje Tashi

Geography Student Dorje Tashi Published in Asian Highland Perspectives

Feb. 21, 2016

Geography PhD student Dorje Tashi has co-authored an article "A mdo Tibetan Naming Practices and Name Popularity" with CK Stuart in Asian Highland Perspectives , vol 40 (2016). ABSTRACT Names, name frequency, and naming practices in Brag dmar nang (Zhemeang) Village, Dkar brjid (Garang) Township, Khri ka (Guide) County, Mtsho...

Rupak Shrestha

Geography Student Rupak Shrestha Awarded CARTSS Grant

Feb. 11, 2016

Geography PhD student Rupak Shrestha will receive a $1000 CARTSS Grant for preliminary research, titled "Citizenship-in-Exile: Exploring Tibetan Nationalism and Resistance in the Himalayas." The project primarily explores how Tibetans-in-exile negotiate, navigate and perform citizenship, nationalism, and resistance in Nepal, against the backdrop of China's increasing politics of development. The...

A group of young Tibetan monks huddles on a degraded pasture on the Tibetan Plateau. (Kevin Frayer/Getty)

Alumnus Yönten Nyima and Professor Emily Yeh Cited in Articles on Tibetan Grasslands

Jan. 21, 2016

University of Colorado alumnus Yönten Nyima (PhD in Georgraphy, 2012) and Professor Emily Yeh have been cited in two recent articles in Nature and SciDev.net on the rapidly changing status of nomadism in the grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau. The articles were written following author Jane Qiu's 4700km trek form...

Ringu Tulku at CU Boulder

Conference in Tibetan Translation and Ecumenism to Produce Anthology

Aug. 17, 2015

Buddhist luminaries, clustered in eastern Tibet in the nineteenth-century, composed numerous short texts of advice that are lively in their use of language and poignant in their pith instructions. In order to explore issues of translation in a range of such texts, Holly Gayley of CU Boulder and Josh Schapiro...