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Film Screening: "Fire in the Land of Snow," March 10

Feb. 29, 2016

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Roundtable with Members of Institute for Social and Environmental Transition on February 23

Feb. 11, 2016

On Tuesday, February 23 the Tibet Himalaya Initiative is hosting a Round Table presentation/discussion with ISET and their guests. It will be from 12:00-1:30 pm in Guggenheim 201E (second floor, at the end of the hall to the left). ISET and their partners are very interested in meeting faculty, students...

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Film Screening Mani: Hidden Valley of Happiness on February 18

Feb. 11, 2016

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Colloquium on the "Art of Translation" with Ringu Tulku on Nov. 11th

Oct. 29, 2015

We are delighted to host a graduate colloquium for students of the Tibetan language with Ringu Tulku on the "Art of Translation." We'll be discussing issues of fidelity in translation, whether to prioritize the literal, the meaning, or the literary qualities of a text as well as the implications of...

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"Semiology, Ritual, and Reality among South Asian Tantrists and the Nacirema" with Christian K. Wedemeyer on Nov. 2nd

Oct. 26, 2015

Christian K. Wedemeyer of the University of Chicago Divinity School will be delivering the annual Lester Lecture in Religious Studies on November 2 at 6pm in the British Studies Room on the 5th Floor of Norlin Library. The lecture is titled, "Semiology, Ritual, and Reality among South Asian Tantrists and...

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Film Screening: Yartsa Rinpoche on Oct 26th

Oct. 26, 2015

Film Screening: "Yartsa Rinpoche, Precious Caterpillar" A documentary (2013) about the economics of harvesting medicinal herbs on the Tibetan Plateau. Director Dorje Tsering Chenaktsang. 101 minutes. Co-sponsored by the Tsadra Foundation. Monday, October 26th | 6pm in Humanities 150

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"Tibetan Meditation Techniques: On the Interaction of Text and Practice" with Sarah Harding on Oct. 15th

Oct. 15, 2015

Master translator Sarah Harding of Naropa University and the Tsadra Foundation will deliver a colloquium-style presentation on "Tibetan Meditation Techniques: On the Interaction of Text and Practice." The lecture will take place on Thursday, October 15th at 6pm in the British Studies Room in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit of...

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"Portraits of Presence: The Dalai Lama in Traditional and Contemporary Imagery" with Sarah Magnatta on Oct. 7th

Oct. 7, 2015

Local art historian Sarah Magnatta from the University of Denver will deliver a lecture on "Portraits of Presence: The Dalai Lama in Traditional & Contemporary Imagery." The lecture will take place in Humanities 250. A description of the lecture is below: Traditionally, Tibetan artistic depictions of the Dalai Lamas highlighted...

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Panel Discussion: "Social Entrepreneurship in Tibet" on September 30th

Sept. 30, 2015

Is social entrepreneurship a viable alternative to the traditional nonprofit model on the Tibetan plateau given heightened political sensitivity around aid from the West? Join in a panel of five staff members from the Tibetan Village Project who are working to support high-impact entrepreneurship projects in Tibet. They will also...

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"Love and Lust in Classic South Asian Buddhism" with José Cabezón on Sept 10th

Sept. 10, 2015

We are delighted to welcome José Cabezón, the Dalai Lama Chair in Buddhist Studies at UC Santa Barbara for a public lecture on "Love and Lust in Classic South Asian Buddhism." The lecture will take place on Thursday, September 10th at 6pm in British Studies Room on the 5th Floor...

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