Category: social order/dynamics

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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...

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Appel à communications: Trichologie tibétaine

  Appel à communications : Trichologie tibétaine. Les cheveux et leur traitement dans l’aire tibétaine Colloque de la Société Française d’Études du Monde Tibétain (SFEMT) (SFEMT) 28 mars 2014, Paris   Les cheveux (et...

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“Negotiating Ethnicity: Politics and Display of Cultural Identities in Northeast India”, Vienna 4-6 July 2013

Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies of the University of Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences (Institute for Social Anthropology and Phonogrammarchiv), Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) Submission deadline for abstracts: 31st...