Articles by: High Peaks Pure Earth

“Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile” By Fiona McConnell

“Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile” By Fiona McConnell

0 by / on 14/08/2016, 17:16 / in Reading list, Reading List

Published in March 2016 by Wiley as part of their Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) book series, “Rehearsing the State: The Political Practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile” by Fiona McConnell presents a comprehensive investigation of the institutions, performances, and actors through which the Tibetan Government-in-Exile is rehearsing statecraft. 

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” By Lama Jabb

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” By Lama Jabb

1 by / on 10/08/2016, 14:00 / in Book Reviews, New, Reading list, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” by Lama Jabb, published in June 2015 by Rowman and Littlefield.

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“My Preface for the Czech Translation of ‘Notes on Tibet'” By Woeser

“My Preface for the Czech Translation of ‘Notes on Tibet'” By Woeser

0 by / on 07/08/2016, 21:43 / in Comment, New, 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 9, 2015.

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Poem: “Waterfall of Beer” By Rinpung Tenchoe

Poem: “Waterfall of Beer” By Rinpung Tenchoe

2 by / on 03/08/2016, 23:03 / in Comment, New, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the translation of a poem called ‘Waterfall of Beer’ which was first posted on TB Sheep blog (Lug tsang dPal yon) on March 7, 2015.

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“The Ruins of Lhasa: Yabzhi Taktser” (Part Two) By Woeser

“The Ruins of Lhasa: Yabzhi Taktser” (Part Two) By Woeser

3 by / on 27/07/2016, 11:48 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written in two parts in September 2015 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia. The second part was published on her blog on November 19, 2015.

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“The Ruins of Lhasa: Yabzhi Taktser” (Part One) By Woeser

“The Ruins of Lhasa: Yabzhi Taktser” (Part One) By Woeser

0 by / on 15/07/2016, 17:25 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written in two parts in September 2015 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia. The first part was published on her blog on November 17, 2015.

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Statement by Film Director Pema Tseden

Statement by Film Director Pema Tseden

0 by / on 11/07/2016, 20:45 / in Comment, New

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated Tibetan film director Pema Tseden’s statement posted on his Weibo page on July 11, 2016 from both the Chinese and the Tibetan languages. The statement by Pema Tseden has been the first heard from him directly since he was forcibly taken away by police following an incident at Xining airport on June 25, 2016.

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“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part Two” By Woeser

“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part Two” By Woeser

0 by / on 30/06/2016, 21:29 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated the second part of a blogpost by Woeser, originally written in August 2015 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 21, 2015.

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“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part One” By Woeser

“The Urgency and Importance of Eyewitness Testimonies – Part One” By Woeser

1 by / on 29/06/2016, 23:28 / in Comment, New, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written in two parts in August 2015 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on October 19, 2015.

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“Farewell Words” By and For Khawa Nyingchak

“Farewell Words” By and For Khawa Nyingchak

0 by / on 26/06/2016, 23:30 / in New, Poetry

To commemorate one year since the passing of poet, writer and environmentalist Khawa Nyingchak (1989-2015), High Peaks Pure Earth presents English translations of poetry both written by Khawa Nyingchak and for him by his friends.

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