Post Tagged with: "Lhasa"

Guest Post: “The Silence of the State: The Jokhang Fire and the Response of the Chinese Government” By Françoise Robin

Guest Post: “The Silence of the State: The Jokhang Fire and the Response of the Chinese Government” By Françoise Robin

0 by / on 21/03/2018, 16:30 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Paris based Tibet scholar Françoise Robin about the recent fire at the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa.

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Poem: “Eye of the Empire” By Woeser

Poem: “Eye of the Empire” By Woeser

0 by / on 10/03/2018, 11:10 / in Latest, Poetry, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation by Palden Gyal of Woeser’s poem “Eye of the Empire, originally published by the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on February 9, 2018.

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Tibet Enters into the Era of Facial Recognition ATMs

Tibet Enters into the Era of Facial Recognition ATMs

0 by / on 08/03/2018, 17:06 / in Comment, Latest, News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an article from WeChat posted on December 29, 2017, about new facial recognition ATMs in Tibet.

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Social Media Responses to 4G Services Coming to Lhasa

Social Media Responses to 4G Services Coming to Lhasa

0 by / on 10/01/2018, 15:28 / in News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a few responses by Tibetans on social media platforms to the arrival of functioning 4G in Lhasa at the end of last year.

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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, 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, 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, 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

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

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

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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Poem: “The Spider of Yabzhi Taktser” By Woeser

Poem: “The Spider of Yabzhi Taktser” By Woeser

6 by / on 25/10/2017, 12:52 / in Poetry, Woeser

“The Spider of Yabzhi Taktser” By Woeser Translation by Ian Boyden

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