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CU Days of Compassion with Thupten Jinpa, Compassion Institute, October 9-11

Sept. 25, 2023

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Tibetan literature at Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder on September 23rd

Sept. 20, 2023

The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) comes to town this weekend, September 21–23, 2023. There are two Tibet-related panels we would like to invite you to attend. Register here: https://jlflitfest.org/colorado The Tibet Himalaya Initiative (THI) is sponsoring the session with Tsering Yangzom Lama, whose debut novel We Measure the Earth with...

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Political Leader of an Exile Government: An Evening with Lobsang Sangay at 7pm on April 11th

March 22, 2023

In 2011, the Dalai Lama stepped down as political leader of the Tibetan exile government. For the first time ever, the Tibetan community democratically elected a new political leader: Mr. Lobsang Sangay. He served two terms as Sikyong (President) from 2011-2021. As Sikyong, Mr. Sangay traveled the world on behalf...

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The Buddhist Wilderness | Lecture by Kurtis Schaeffer at 6pm on Thursday, April 13th

March 17, 2023

Please join us for a guest lecture on "The Buddhist Wilderness" with Kurtis R. Schaeffer, the Francis Myer Ball Professor of Buddhist at the University of Virginia. The Buddhist Wilderness, Guest Lecture by Kurtis R. Schaeffer Humanities 250 | ​6pm on Thursday, April 13th The idea of wilderness, a natural...

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We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies | Reading and Dialogue with Tsering Yangzom Lama on Thursday, March 2nd at 6pm

Feb. 17, 2023

Join us for an extraordinary event, a book reading and dialogue with Tsering Yangzom Lama about her award-winning debut novel, We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies. When: Thursday, March 2 5:30 Reception, Meet the Author | 6pm Book Reading and Dialogue Where: Chancellor’s Auditorium CASE Building 4th Floor 725...


Come Celebrate the Tibetan New Year (Losar) on February 24th!

Feb. 14, 2023

ལོ་སར་བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས་ཞུ།། You are cordially invited to celebrate the new year of the water rabbit in the 2150th year of the Tibetan calender. Date: February 24th, 2023 Location: ALTEC, Hellems Room 159 Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Light snacks and entertainment provided.


"Save the date! Thursday March 9, 6pm. Join us for a film screening and Q&A with film-maker and anthropologist Donagh Coleman."

Jan. 23, 2023

Tukdam: Between Worlds, is a brand new feature documentary that explores the phenomenon of tukdam, where deceased mediators show no signs of death for days and weeks. Synopsis We tend to think of death as something clear-cut, and that medical science has it neatly figured out. This feature documentary explodes...

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Emerging Voices: Tibetan Women Writers on Thursday, April 21st | 5pm in Humanities 250

April 11, 2022

Join us for an evening of contemporary Tibetan poetry and short stories with Tibetan women writers from India and China. EMERGING VOICES: Tibetan Women Writers Thursday, April 21st at 5pm | CU Boulder, Humanities 250 Introduction by Nicole Willock, author of Lineages of the Literary. Readings by Tibetan writers Tsedron...


'Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau and Himalaya' Exhibit by Daniel Miller Opening April 13th in Norlin Library

April 6, 2022

Searching for Grass and Water: Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau and Himalaya Please join us for the opening reception of Daniel Miller’s exhibition and talk on 'Searching for Grass and Water: Nomads of the Tibetan Plateau and Himalaya' in Norlin Library’s Underground West Gallery hosted by the University Libraries in...

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Losar (the Tibetan new year) celebrated at CU for the first time on March 4, 2022

March 9, 2022

On March 4, 2022, the University of Colorado celebrated Tibetan Losar for the first time on campus. Losar, the Tibetan New Year, is celebrated across the Tibetan plateau and in the Himalayan regions of Nepal, India, and Bhutan. This cultural program was jointly organized by the Center for Asian Studies...