Archive for August, 2016

Poetry and Prose by Kyabchen Dedrol

Poetry and Prose by Kyabchen Dedrol

2 by / on 31/08/2016, 14:38 / in Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents English translations of three poems and a prose piece by prominent Tibetan poet and essayist Kyabchen Dedrol.

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A Broken Flower Blossoming in the Cracks: Tibetan Artist Gade Talks About Contemporary Tibetan Art

A Broken Flower Blossoming in the Cracks: Tibetan Artist Gade Talks About Contemporary Tibetan Art

2 by / on 23/08/2016, 17:53 / in Comment, Interview

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview with high-profile contemporary Tibetan artist Gade which was carried out by the Lhasa-based WeChat arts and culture channel “Sweet Tea House” on July 26, 2016 and published on July 29.

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“On the Verge of Doomsday, On the Verge of Hell: Between Smog and Hungry Ghosts…” By Woeser

“On the Verge of Doomsday, On the Verge of Hell: Between Smog and Hungry Ghosts…” By Woeser

0 by / on 17/08/2016, 23:13 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on December 11, 2015.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2016 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2016 Reading List

1 by / on 14/08/2016, 20:42 / in Reading List

It might be a little late in the summer but there are still some long days and nights left during which to catch up on some Tibet-related reading! High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2016 Reading List – books on all aspects of Tibet!

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“Tibet on Fire: Buddhism, Protest, and the Rhetoric of Self-Immolation” By John Whalen-Bridge

“Tibet on Fire: Buddhism, Protest, and the Rhetoric of Self-Immolation” By John Whalen-Bridge

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 20:22 / in Reading List

Published in October 2015 by Palgrave Macmillan, “Tibet on Fire: Buddhism, Protest, and the Rhetoric of Self-Immolation” by John Whalen-Bridge examines the Tibetan self-immolation protests from 2011 to 2015. 

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“The Agendas of Tibetan Refugees: Survival Strategies of a Government-in-Exile in a World of Transnational Organizations” By Thomas Kauffmann

“The Agendas of Tibetan Refugees: Survival Strategies of a Government-in-Exile in a World of Transnational Organizations” By Thomas Kauffmann

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 19:27 / in Reading List

Published in September 2015 by Berghahn Books as part of their “Forced Migration” series, “The Agendas of Tibetan Refugees: Survival Strategies of a Government-in-Exile in a World of Transnational Organizations” by Thomas Kauffmann focuses on the interplay between Tibetan refugees and Western benefactors.

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“Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya” By Megan Adamson Sijapati and Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz (eds.)

“Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya” By Megan Adamson Sijapati and Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz (eds.)

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 19:07 / in Reading List

Published by Routledge in March 2016 as part of their Contemporary South Asia Series, “Religion and Modernity in the Himalaya” by Megan Adamson Sijapati and Jessica Vantine Birkenholtz (eds.) looks at religion as a powerful cultural, social, and political force in the Himalaya. 

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“The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis” By Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor)

“The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis” By Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor)

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 18:59 / in Reading List

Published in September 2015 by the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, “The Tibetan Nonviolent Struggle: A Strategic and Historical Analysis” is a monograph by Tenzin Dorjee (Tendor) examining Tibetan nonviolent resistance.

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“The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” By Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

“The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” By Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 18:44 / in Reading List

Published in June 2016 by Serindia, “The Tenth Karmapa & Tibet’s Turbulent Seventeenth Century” by Karl Debreczeny and Gray Tuttle (eds.), brings together specialists in literature, history, religion, and art to discuss the historical context of the Tenth Karmapa (1604-1674).

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“Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China’s West” By Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

“Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China’s West” By Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds.)

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 18:30 / in Reading List

Published in April 2016 by Columbia University Press as part of their Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute series, “Ethnic Conflict and Protest in Tibet and Xinjiang: Unrest in China’s West” by Ben Hillman and Gray Tuttle (eds.) is a volume of essays examining the roots of political tensions in Tibet and Xinjiang.

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