Post Tagged with: "Lhasa"

“The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” By Matthew Akester

“The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” By Matthew Akester

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:35 / in Reading List

Published by Garuda Books in April 2019, “The Jebumgang Temple: Ritual Architecture and the Defense of the Modern Tibetan State” by Matthew Akester tells the largely unknown story of the Jebumgang Temple in Lhasa.

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“The Lhasa House: Typology of an Endangered Species” By André Alexander

“The Lhasa House: Typology of an Endangered Species” By André Alexander

0 by / on 14/08/2019, 14:24 / in Reading List

Published by Serindia Publications in March 2019, “The Lhasa House” authored by the late André Alexander, is a comprehensive survey of the architecture of Lhasa based on Tibet Heritage Fund’s official five-year conservation project.

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Profile of Tibetan Artist Couple Langdun Dedron and Tsering Namgyal

Profile of Tibetan Artist Couple Langdun Dedron and Tsering Namgyal

0 by / on 23/05/2019, 15:20 / in Art, Latest, People

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a profile of Lhasa-based Tibetan artist couple Langdun Dedron and Tsering Namgyal. The profile was published on July 30 2018 on the WeChat channel of the Creative Centre for Tibetan Culture and was written by Dekyi Dolma.  

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“Photos Preserving the Memory of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet” By Woeser

“Photos Preserving the Memory of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet” By Woeser

0 by / on 20/02/2019, 16:00 / in Comment, History, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that reflects on her father’s photos of the Cultural Revolution in Tibet.

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“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

“Bitter Sweet”: An Exhibition in Lhasa By Tibetan Artist Traye Donne

0 by / on 16/01/2019, 20:29 / in Art, Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a piece about Tibetan artist Traye Donne (བཀྲ་ཡེ་དོན་ནེ་ bKraye donne, 泽郎夺理 ) and his debut exhibition in Lhasa that was originally published on the “Melong Art” WeChat channel on July 12, 2018.

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“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

“I Really Don’t Want You To Be In the PLA”: An Interview That Made Me Continue to Think About the Cultural Revolution in Tibet – Part 8 By Woeser

0 by / on 09/01/2019, 18:13 / in Comment, History, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth is starting off 2019 with the English translation of a blogpost by Woeser that continues her long series about the Cultural Revolution in Tibet. Last year we published seven parts and this is the eighth.

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The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2018

The Most-Read Posts on High Peaks Pure Earth in 2018

0 by / on 01/01/2019, 20:14 / in News, Woeser

A Happy New Year to all High Peaks Pure Earth readers! 2018 was a great year of translations, music videos and guest posts on High Peaks Pure Earth, thank you all for reading, submitting, commenting, supporting, sharing and getting in touch.

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“Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960” By David G. Atwill

“Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960” By David G. Atwill

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:00 / in Reading List

Published in September 2018 by University of California Press, “Islamic Shangri-La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960” by David G. Atwill transports readers to the heart of the Himalayas as it traces the rise of the Tibetan Muslim community from the 17th century to the present.

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Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, June 2018

Woeser’s Instagram Posts from Lhasa, June 2018

0 by / on 01/11/2018, 20:30 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a selection of Woeser’s posts on her Instagram account from Lhasa posted in June 2018. Woeser’s return to Lhasa from Beijing in April was the first time she had been allowed to return to the city since November 2014. She has since left Lhasa again but we will continue to post translations of her […]

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Do you know the “Trunglha Yarsol” Festival to Celebrate the Birthday of His Holiness?” By Woeser

Do you know the “Trunglha Yarsol” Festival to Celebrate the Birthday of His Holiness?” By Woeser

0 by / on 12/10/2018, 13:32 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser, originally written for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia on July 6, 2018, and published on her blog on July 17, 2018.

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