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“Collecting Eyewitness Accounts in Lhasa”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 7 By Woeser

“Collecting Eyewitness Accounts in Lhasa”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 7 By Woeser

0 by / on 12/09/2018, 23:14 / in History, 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 April 27, 2018. This is the seventh essay in a long series of posts about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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Tibetan Film Director Pema Tseden: “Jinpa” is Different From All My Earlier Films

Tibetan Film Director Pema Tseden: “Jinpa” is Different From All My Earlier Films

0 by / on 06/09/2018, 22:09 / in Interview, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of Tibetan film director Pema Tseden that was circulated via WeChat on August 1, 2018. The profile focuses on Pema Tseden’s new film, “Jinpa”.

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Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, May 2018

Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, May 2018

0 by / on 22/08/2018, 17:06 / in Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of Woeser’s posts on her Instagram account from Lhasa posted in May 2018. Woeser’s return to Lhasa from Beijing in April this year was the first time she had been allowed to return to the city since November 2014.

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Music Video: “City” By Lobsang Nyima

Music Video: “City” By Lobsang Nyima

0 by / on 16/08/2018, 14:48 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the music video “City” by Lobsang Nyima which came out in January 2018. 

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Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, April 2018

Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, April 2018

2 by / on 08/08/2018, 17:03 / in Latest, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of Woeser’s posts on her Instagram account, starting from early April 2018. This was the first time Woeser had been allowed to return to Lhasa since November 2014.

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Two Music Videos by ANU: “Leaving Home” and ANUism”

Two Music Videos by ANU: “Leaving Home” and ANUism”

0 by / on 01/08/2018, 17:00 / in Latest, Music, Music from Tibet

Going further into the back catalogue of songs by popular Tibetan duo ANU, High Peaks Pure Earth presents two videos from their debut “ANUism” EP which was released in July 2016. 

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“The Cultural Revolution Has Not Been Purged”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 6 By Woeser

“The Cultural Revolution Has Not Been Purged”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 6 By Woeser

0 by / on 25/07/2018, 17:00 / in History, 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 February 20, 2018. This is the sixth essay in a long series of posts about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 21:40 / in Latest, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 26 (!) more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world. Please note the reading list is best viewed on your computer’s browser, each link opens in a new tab.

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“Pastures of Change: Contemporary Adaptations and Transformations among Nomadic Pastoralists of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian Tan

“Pastures of Change: Contemporary Adaptations and Transformations among Nomadic Pastoralists of Eastern Tibet” By Gillian Tan

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 18:27 / in Reading List

Published by Springer in April 2018, “Pastures of Change: Contemporary Adaptations and Transformations among Nomadic Pastoralists of Eastern Tibet” by Gillian Tan offers a novel examination of socio-environmental change in a nomadic pastoralist area of the eastern Tibetan plateau. 

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“The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China” By Charlene Makley

“The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China” By Charlene Makley

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 18:19 / in Reading List

Published in May 2018 by Cornell University Press, “The Battle for Fortune: State-Led Development, Personhood, and Power among Tibetans in China” by Charlene Makley looks at the rising stakes of Tibetans’ encounters with Chinese state-led development projects in the early 2000s. The book builds upon anthropology’s qualitative approach to personhood, power and space to rethink the premises and consequences of economic development […]

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