Lectures and Conferences
February 18: “Scholarly Debates over Aid to Tibet: Latest Research & Observations on Tibet Development.” Yang Minghong, Sichuan University. Co-sponsored by Khorlo and the Chinese-Tibetan Initiative.
February 27: “Film Screening of ‘Young Jigme’ Followed by Q&A with the Director.” Cuilan Liu, Documentary Filmmaker; moderator: Robert J. Barnett, Director of Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia University. Co-sponsored by Khorlo, APAC, the Greater China Initiative, CU-ASIA and the Chinese-Tibetan Initiative.
February 28: “Traveling in Tibet, Learning about Tibetan Culture.” Cuilan Liu, Documentary Filmmaker; Yang Minghong, Sichuan University and China Tibetology Center; Ryosuke Kobayashi, Columbia University. Co-sponsored by Khorlo, APAC, the Greater China Initiative, CU-ASIA and the Chinese-Tibetan Initiative.
March 9: “The Last King of Tibet: The Struggle of 1705 between Desi Sangye Gyatso and Lhazang Khan in Manchu Secret Archives.” Oyunbilig Borjididai, Renmin University of China. Co-sponsored by Arslan.
April 9: “Buddhism and Society in Tibet Today”. Khenpo Tsultrim Lodroe, Khenpo of Larung Gar Buddhist Institute. Co-sponsored by Khorlo and the Chinese-Tibetan Initiative.
May 2-3: “Mapping the Tibetan CyberScape: A Weekend Workshop at Columbia.” Alex Anton-Luca, Independent Scholar; Robert Barnett, Columbia University; Pema Bhum, Latse Library, New York; Lauran Hartley, Columbia University; Lama Jabb, Oxford University; Gedun Rabsel, Indiana University; Francoise Robin, INALCO; Tsering Shakya, University of British Columbia; Sonam Tsering, Columbia University; Gray Tuttle, Columbia University; Emily T. Yeh, University of Colorado at Boulder.