Modern Tibetan Studies Program
Events: March & April 2014


Film Screening & Discussion With Director

"Mani, The Hidden Valley of Happiness At A Crossroads"
Sonam Lama, architect and urban planner from Tsum, Gorkha, Nepal. Discussion with Director to follow
Tuesday, March 4
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
International Affairs Building, RM 918

No registration required.

Film Screening and Discussion

"Kora (One Mile Above)"
Introduction and discussion with the producer, Kevin Ouyang of Beijing University, and Adjunct Professor at Tibet University. With English translation and subtitles.
Friday, March 7
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
International Affairs Building, RM 918

RSVP, go to tinyurl.com/pwexw5w or email moderntibet@gmail.com
Co-sponsored by the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, the Asia Pacific Development Society (CU-Asia), the Modern Tibetan Studies Program, and the Asia Pacific Affairs Council

More info available here

Program Series: Meet the WEAI Authors

"Taming Tibet: Landscape transformation and the gift of Chinese development"
Emily Yeh, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Colorado at Boulder
Moderated by Robert Barnett, Director, Modern Tibet Studies Program, Columbia University
Tuesday, March 25
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, RM 918

No registration required.

Lecture

"The Fate of Tibet’s Linguistic Minorities in the 21st Century"
Gerald Roche of Asian Highlands Perspectives, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Uppsala University
Friday, April 4
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Kress Seminar Room, Starr East Asian Library

No registration required.

Lecture

"Caught between the Empires: Tibetan Buddhism in Russia and the Qing State"
Nikolay Tsyrempilov, Russian Academy of Sciences and Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton University
Tuesday, April 15
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
International Affairs Building, RM 918

No registration required.