Category: politics

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CFP: International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Borderlands

“Territories, Communities, and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands” February 18-20, 2016, Paris – France Call for papers To submit your proposal please register on the conference website and submit your proposal online: http://kham.sciencesconf.org Deadline...

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Xidaotang: a Chinese Muslim community (Gansu)

Hille, Marie-Paule. « Le Xidaotang, une existence collective à l’épreuve du politique. Ethnographie historique et anthropologique d’une communauté musulmane chinoise (Gansu, 1857-2014) » [The Xidaotang, endurance and transformations of a collective existence. Historical and...

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Borders, Ethnicity and Critical Scholarship

For some ten years, my work has focused on border politics and identity, ethnicity and state-society relations in China, giving rise to intensive fieldwork in the Gyalrong region of Sichuan province. These issues are...

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Conference: Property in Tibetan Societies

Property in Tibetan Societies: Ownership, Transfer, Confiscation 15 and 16 December 2014 Paris     The French-German (ANR/DFG) research programme “Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th to 20th Centuries” announces a 2-day conference at...

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Workshop Report: Minority Languages of the Chinese Tibetosphere

  Brief Report on the Workshop on Minority Languages of the Chinese Tibetosphere by Gerald Roche (post-doctoral fellow at the Hugo Valentin Centre, and convenor of the workshop)   On the 3rd and 4th...

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Workshop: Territories, communities, and exchanges in Kham

The ERC-funded project “Territories, communities, and exchanges in Kham Sino-Tibetan Borderlands” announces a public workshop in Villejuif, convened by Stéphane Gros, at the Center for Himalayan Studies (CNRS), on 16 December 2013: Nicolas SihléNicolas...

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Conference: When the Taxman Cometh

When the Taxman Cometh: Tax, Corvée and Community Obligations in Tibetan Societies 6 and 7 December 2013 Fontainebleau   The French-German (ANR/DFG) research programme “Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th to 20th Centuries” announces...

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Jean Rouch International Film Festival: Tibet

Since its beginnings, one of the recurring components of the annual Jean Rouch International Film Festival in Paris is a series of screenings entitled “Regards comparés” (something that we could perhaps translate as “Our...

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“Himalayan Connections” workshop report

The interdisciplinary workshop “Himalayan Connections: Disciplines, Geographies, Trajectories”, convened by Andrew Quintman (Religious Studies) and Sara Shneiderman (Anthropology), both Yale faculty members as well as core members of the Yale Himalaya Initiative, was held...