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,...

dorje dolma

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...

Kailash landscape

Charles Ramble to deliver Trungpa Lecture on "Tibetan Sacred Landscape" at 7pm on Thursday, August 31st

Aug. 18, 2017

Charles Ramble (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris) will visit CU Boulder to deliver a lecture on "Tibetan Sacred Landscape: Its Magical Creatures and Where to Find Them." The lecture will take place at 7pm on Thursday, August 31st in the British Studies Room of Norlin Library. This will be...

Kevin Bubriski, Peabody Museum Press

Mustang in Black and White - Photo Exhibit by Kevin Bubriski at Norlin Library

Aug. 10, 2017

In conjunction with Himalayan Studies Conference V, taking place at CU Boulder September 1-4th, Norlin Library will host an exhibit, Mustang in Black and White, featuring photographs by Kevin Bubriski from the Mustang region of Nepal. The photographs come from his book, Mustang in Black and White. The exhibit will...


Film Screening of Kesang Tseten's Castaway Man on April 20 at 6:30pm, followed by Director Q&A

April 17, 2017

Please join us for a film screening of Castaway Man , a film by the acclaimed filmmaker Kesang Tseten. The screening will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday, April 20 th in Hellems 201. A Director Q&A with Kesang Tseten, through Skype, will follow immediately after the screening. The film...

Vajrasattva Couple, courtesy of the Rubin Museum

Jacob Dalton to speak on "Evoking Enlightenment: The Rise of Poetic Language in Early Tantric Ritual," 5:30pm on April 17th

April 14, 2017

Please join us for a lecture by Jacob Dalton , Khyentse Foundation Distinguished University Professor in Tibetan Buddhism at UC Berkeley, for a lecture on "Evoking Enlightenment: The Rise of Poetic Language in Early Tantric Ritual." Co-hosted by the Tibet Himalaya Initiative and the CU Libraries, the lecture will take...


Dinesh Paudel to speak on "Politics of post-earthquake reconstruction and the early forms of disaster capitalism in Nepal", March 24 at 3:30pm

March 19, 2017

Tibet Himalaya Initiative and CU Boulder Department of Geography are co-hosting Geographer Dinesh Paudel on Friday, March 24 at 3:30pm in Guggenheim 205. Dinesh Paudel is an Assistant Professor in the Sustainable Development Department at Appalachian State University. Before coming to Appalachian, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department...


Alessandro Rippa to speak on "Curation and the pedagogical state in China’s borderlands", March 21, 11am

March 13, 2017

Alessandro Rippa completed his doctorate in Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen with a thesis on the Karakoram Highway and China-Pakistan cross-border interactions. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at LMU Munich, part of the ERC funded project “Remoteness and Connectivity: Highland Asia in the World” ( www.highlandasia.net ),...