Tibetan Spiritual Leader and The Highest Indian Civilian Medal: Why India refrains from conferring the Bharat Ratna on the Dalai Lama

April 27, 2019 12:52 am0 comments
Tibetan Spiritual Leader and The Highest Indian Civilian Medal: Why India refrains from conferring the Bharat Ratna on the Dalai Lama

Kunsang Thokmay* argues that though the Dalai Lama fully deserves the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, New Delhi may be disinclined to respond positively to the ongoing clamour in favour of it in order to avoid a controversy on several grounds. (TibetanReview.net, Apr26’19) – On 15 April 2019, the […]

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Pah-La – A Shallow and Confusing Examination of Tibetan Non-Violent Resistance

April 19, 2019 5:26 am0 comments
Pah-La – A Shallow and Confusing Examination of Tibetan Non-Violent Resistance

Pah-La written by Abhishek Majumdar Directed by Debbie Hannan Royal Court Theatre, London, UK Reviewed by Georgina Choekyi Doji, Tenzing Zega, Dechen Pemba, Kunsang Kelden, and Sonam Anjatsang* (TibetanReview.net, Apr18’19) – Much has been made of the five years of research, including journeys to China and Tibet, and “countless” interviews […]

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5th Dawa Norbu Memorial Lecture: Great Women of Tibet

April 7, 2019 1:38 am0 comments
5th Dawa Norbu Memorial Lecture:  Great Women of Tibet

A report by Choekyi Lhamo* & Tenzin Dhamdul* of Tibet Forum, JNU (TibetanReview.net, Apr06’19) – Tibet Forum-JNU organised its 5th Dawa Norbu Memorial Lecture on 1st April, 2019. We invited Mr. Jamyang Norbu to deliver a lecture in the auditorium of School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. The […]

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Jobless growth in India: Implication for Tibetans in exile

March 29, 2019 4:16 am0 comments
Jobless growth in India: Implication for Tibetans in exile

Tashi Phuntsok* questions the lack of discussion of the serious problem of unemployment in the exiled Tibetan community in South Asia and discusses the issue in the context of India’s ongoing new attempts to overcome the problem of poverty. (TibetanReview.net, Mar28’19) – A great debate has once again begun about […]

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Looking at Tibetan nationalism beyond the anti-colonial paradigm

March 26, 2019 1:32 am0 comments
Looking at Tibetan nationalism beyond the anti-colonial paradigm

Dr Dibyesh Anand, Professor and Head of Department, International Relations, University of Westminster, argues that Prof Dawa Norbu was not just a Tibetan intellectual but also an intellectual about Tibet and more than that one of the rarest of scholars who moved beyond his identity in his work without giving […]

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Sixty Years Today: A Martyr Shot on the Banks of Lhasa’s Kyichu River

March 22, 2019 2:22 am0 comments
Sixty Years Today: A Martyr Shot on the Banks of Lhasa’s Kyichu River

Paljor Tsarong* remembers an unsung independence fighter who died during the tumult of China’s brutal suppression of the Mar 1959 Tibetan national uprising in Lhasa. (TibetanReview.net, Mar21’19) – “Who’s that man in the photo with a suit and a tie?” my daughter asked. “That photo’s been lying around for ages […]

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