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A Fresh Chronicle of Tibetan Diaspora

Tsering Namgyal Khortsa* (TibetanReview.net, Nov13'19) In one of his literary memoirs, VS Naipaul laments the difficulty of writing about societies that are “not organized.” The...

‘Women in Tibet in their own words, sans politics’

By Cristina Bonnet-Acosta Heavy Earth, Golden Sky Tibetan Women Speak About Their Lives By Michelle Kleisath (Ed) Shem's Women's Group USA Printed by and available at Self Publishing Lulu.com,...

A Tibetan Grammar for Italian Students

La lingua tibetana classica By Fabian Sanders Hoepli, Milano 2016 Language: Italian Price: € 34,90, € 29.67 Reviewed by Matteo Miele* La lingua tibetana classica (Hoepli, Milano 2016) is the...

Pema Tseden’s Balloon: Discreet drama with a light touch

TibetanReview.net, Jan15’22 Luna L.H.* analyses Balloon, the latest film from the foremost filmmaker in Tibet, which was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice...

A Home in Tibet

Book Review by Tenzin Dickie* A Home in Tibet By Tsering Wangmo Dhompa Penguin (New Delhi, 2013) Pp. 320; Rs. 499 A Home in Tibet is one of the...

A Chinese-Tibetan dialogue on Tibetan issues

(From the print edition of Tibetan Review, May 2010) THE STRUGGLE FOR TIBET by Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya (Introduction by Robert Barnett) Verso, London and New York,...

From the Roof of the World Over to the Roofs of Majnu-ka-tilla

“Pawo” is not a film about self-immolations, it is much more a film about one’s own homeland and its loss. The work of German...

Tibetan political aspiration versus Chinese nationalism

Tibet‘s Last Stand? The Tibetan Uprising of 2008 and China‘s Response By Warren W.Smith Jr 299 pages Rowman & Littlefield, 2010 (From Tibetan Review, Feb’10) – Despite heightened...

‘A presentation of the heartfelt aspirations, hopes, struggles and pains of the Tibetan women’

Book Review by: Squadron Leader Toolika Rani (retd)*Title: Occupational Mobility in an Exiled Community: A Socio- economic Study of Tibetan Women with Special Reference...

Need of the Hour: A New Theory of Liberation

By Pranjali Bandhu*   LIVES IN EXILE: EXPLORING THE INNER WORLD OF TIBETAN REFUGEES  by Honey Oberoi Vahali Routledge (New Delhi, 2009) (HB; pp. 429; Rs. 850)    “The holocaust...