Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“Cadres of Tibet” By Jayadeva Ranade

“Cadres of Tibet” By Jayadeva Ranade

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:04 / in Reading List

Published by KW Publishers in September 2017, “Cadres of Tibet” By Jayadeva Ranade is an introduction to CCP’s leaders and policies in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

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“Long Narrative Songs from the Mongghul of Northeast Tibet” By Li Dechun and Gerald Roche

“Long Narrative Songs from the Mongghul of Northeast Tibet” By Li Dechun and Gerald Roche

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:03 / in Reading List

Published in October 2017 by Open Book Publishers with support from the University of Melbourne and with a preface by Mark Turin, “Long Narrative Songs from the Mongghul of Northeast Tibet: Texts in Mongghul, Chinese, and English” by Li Dechun and Gerald Roche brings together Mongghul oral literature in a new volume.

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“The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture” By Paul G. Hackett (ed.)

“The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture” By Paul G. Hackett (ed.)

0 by / on 14/12/2017, 17:01 / in Reading List

Published in October 2017 by Lexington Books (an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield), “The Assimilation of Yogic Religions through Pop Culture” edited by Paul G. Hackett, is a collection of academic essays exploring how the image of the meditating yogi has been absorbed into popular culture.

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“Tibetan Dress In Amdo & Kham” By Gina Corrigan

“Tibetan Dress In Amdo & Kham” By Gina Corrigan

0 by / on 11/12/2017, 12:02 / in Reading List

Published in November 2017 by Hali Publications, “Tibetan Dress In Amdo & Kham” by Gina Corrigan takes a detailed look at Tibetan costume, focusing on textiles but also branching out into the lives of local Tibetan people who share their stories through interviews.

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Tibet’s Youngest Principal Cellist on Her 20 Year Long Musical Journey

Tibet’s Youngest Principal Cellist on Her 20 Year Long Musical Journey

1 by / on 07/12/2017, 17:14 / in Comment, Interview, Latest, Music, Music, People

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of professional Tibetan cellist Dolma Tsering from Shigatse. The profile was published on WeChat on August 7, 2017 but has since been deleted. The piece can still be found online such as on this website, from which the accompanying images were extracted.

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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 2) By Woeser

1 by / on 30/11/2017, 12:29 / in Comment, Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the second (and final) part of this piece by Woeser originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 14, 2017.

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“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

“The Scissors Woman, Freedom of Speech and ‘Sino-Tibetan Exchange’ etc.” (Part 1) By Woeser

0 by / on 29/11/2017, 12:18 / in Comment, Latest, 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 October 14, 2017.

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“HER” Part 1 By Gade: Tibetan Female Art Exhibition Series in Lhasa

“HER” Part 1 By Gade: Tibetan Female Art Exhibition Series in Lhasa

0 by / on 22/11/2017, 21:56 / in Art, Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article from a Tibetan Women’s WeChat Channel written by artist Gade. In this article, Gade gives a personal introduction to the female artists in an exhibition titled “HER”, which he also curated. The article was published on September 17, 2017, and the exhibition featuring five Tibetan female artists opened at the Scorching Sun […]

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Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

Tibetans and Fish – Part II: “Do Tibetans Eat Fish?”

0 by / on 15/11/2017, 20:52 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay from WeChat on Tibetans and fish which follows on from last week’s post “From Taboo to Eating Fish”.

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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Emoji Poem “Longing” By Kyabchen Dedrol

0 by / on 10/11/2017, 11:00 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated an emoji poem by contemporary Tibetan poet Kyabchen Dedrol and written an accompanying introduction. As different screens render emojis differently, an image of the whole poem is inserted into the post at the end. Thank you to Lowell Cook for another great submission! Please be sure […]

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