Conference on self-immolations in Tibet
Please find below the programme of a two-days international conference on the recent extraordinary sequence (more than thirty occurrences in just over a year) of self-immolations in Tibet. This conference, titled “Tibet is burning. Self-Immolations in Tibet: Ritual or Political Protest?“, will be held at the Collège de France, in Paris, on 14-15 May 2012, with speakers from several European and North American universities and research institutions. The conference is organized jointly by the EPHE (École pratique des hautes études), the CNRS/EPHE research team CRCAO (Centre for research on the civilisations of East Asia), and INALCO (National institute of oriental languages and civilisations).
The provisional programme can be downloaded here.
(See also here for related, recently published materials.)