In an interview with Himal Southasian, University of British Columbia historian Tsering Shakya...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 19, 2016
Since 2009, over 140 Tibetans have self-immolated in protest as authorities have tightened...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 30, 2016
Tibetan entrepreneur and language education advocate Tashi Wangchuk, who was earlier this month...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 21, 2015
At his Culturally Curious blog, Matt Adler talks to Columbia University’s Robert Barnett...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 22, 2014
The South China Morning Post reports that, amid an ongoing drive to promote the use of...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2013
An article by a Central Party School scholar and reports of experimental concessions in some Tibetan areas have recently given rise to hopes that China might adopt a softer line towards the Dalai Lama. But after police allegedly...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 21, 2012
A widespread fear among Tibetans, both at home and in exile, is that their language will die out. Education reforms relegating Tibetan to secondary status in schools are one of the core grievances against Chinese authorities,...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 17, 2012
In the wake of close to 100 self-immolations by Tibetans protesting Beijng’s policies, 91 international scholars have written a petition calling on Vice President Xi Jinping to protect the Tibetan language and culture as a...
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