Guest Post

Guest Post: “Debating Marriage and Domestic Violence in Tibet Today” By Françoise Robin

Guest Post: “Debating Marriage and Domestic Violence in Tibet Today” By Françoise Robin

0 by / on 25/11/2019, 13:16 / in Comment, Guest Post, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Paris based Tibet scholar Françoise Robin looking at the hard-hitting topics of domestic violence, inter-ethnic marriage and gender from the point of view of Tibetan women in Tibet today, as discussed via the app WeChat.

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“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

0 by / on 31/07/2019, 10:57 / in Book Reviews, Guest Post, Latest

In anticipation of the Summer 2019 edition of the Tibet Reading List (coming soon!), High Peaks Pure Earth presents a new review by Kalsang Yangzom of Bhuchung D. Sonam’s translated anthology of poems “Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet”.

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“Wuhouci” The Tibetan Community of Chengdu – Guest Post and Poetry Translation By Lowell Cook

“Wuhouci” The Tibetan Community of Chengdu – Guest Post and Poetry Translation By Lowell Cook

0 by / on 25/02/2019, 14:37 / in Guest Post, Latest, Poetry

“The Tibetan Community of Chengdu” – An Introduction by Lowell Cook*   There are a number of Tibetan communities outside of the indigenous Tibetan lands and the community of Wuhouci is one of the most vibrant. Wuhouci is a neighborhood in the city of Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province, and has earned a name for itself as Chengdu’s […]

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Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

Poem: “Waterfall of Youth” by Dondrup Gyal in a New Translation by Lowell Cook

1 by / on 30/11/2018, 08:30 / in Guest Post, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth, in a cross-post with LA Review of Books China Channel, presents the seminal 1983 Tibetan poem Waterfall of Youth by Dondrup Gyal in a new English translation by Lowell Cook.

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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

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

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

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

2 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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Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

Poem: “This is How We Quietly Work” By Gangshun with Accompanying Essay by Françoise Robin

0 by / on 01/11/2017, 21:32 / in Comment, Guest Post, Poetry

  “This is How We Quietly Work” How I felt yesterday upon meeting Pema Tseden By Gangshun

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Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

0 by / on 27/09/2017, 12:48 / in Comment, Guest Post, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Tenzin Choekyi. Tenzin Choekyi is an environmental science and policy graduate. She has previously worked as interpreter, translator for Restored Voice Project, a non-fiction book project about exiled Tibetan nuns. 

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Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

Guest Post by Lowell Cook: Poetry by Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol

0 by / on 16/07/2017, 22:50 / in Guest Post, Poetry

  High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Lowell Cook* who has translated two poems by contemporary Amdo poets Sangdor and Kyabchen Dedrol and written a comprehensive introduction to their work. Thank you to Lowell Cook for this submission!

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