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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In Poor Taste: Chinese Students Politicizing the International Food Festival at JNU

March 15, 2019 1:35 am0 comments
In Poor Taste:  Chinese Students Politicizing the International Food Festival at JNU

– By Apa Lhamo & Tashi Yangzom* (TibetanReview.net, Mar12’19) – Many of the international students studying at Jawaharlal Nehru University celebrate the Republic Day of India through preparing and sharing examples of their cuisine – serving delicacies from their respective countries to the JNU faculty and students every year. This […]

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Call for nationalism to address 60 years of Tibet’s humiliation

March 11, 2019 4:26 am0 comments
Call for nationalism to address 60 years of Tibet’s humiliation

On this 60th Tibetan national uprising day, Palden Sonam* calls for focus on the ideal of Tibetan nationalism as the linchpin for uniting the Tibetan people and sustaining the freedom struggle.  Introduction This year marks sixty years of Chinese occupation of Tibet. For Tibetan people, it means sixty years of […]

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Sixty Years of Oppression and Exploitation: Tibet Under China

March 9, 2019 1:19 am0 comments
Sixty Years of Oppression and Exploitation: Tibet Under China

As China continues to argue how it has peacefully liberated Tibet and claims that Tibetans have nothing but gratitude to it, Tsewang Rigzin* cites vital statistical figures to point out that China remains the colonial exploiter that Tibetans contend Beijing continues to be in their homeland. As Tibetans around the […]

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Album Review: Madro

February 26, 2019 5:21 am0 comments
Album Review: Madro

By: Jamyang Phuntsok Along with the novel, the film, and test cricket, the music album ranks high on my list of most satisfying human inventions. (War, tax return and polite conversations at parties are at the bottom.) All of them ask for some investment of time or participation from the […]

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The CPC and the Tibet Question: Revisiting Hu Yaobang’s Historic Visit to Tibet in 1980

January 30, 2019 6:26 am0 comments
The CPC and the Tibet Question: Revisiting Hu Yaobang’s Historic Visit to Tibet in 1980

Hemant Adlakha, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Centre for Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Looks at the Tibet issue as a part of his study on China, his field of specialization, refers to the Tibet-related policies and actions of former party […]

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