Seminar on Cultural Politics of Tibet in the PRC

Drifting in the Mirage of Tibetan Landscape: 

Geopoetics, Buddhist Spirituality and Materialism in China

Dan Smyer Yu, Distinguished Professor at Yunnan Minzu University

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Friday, January 29, 2016 at 4 – 5pm

Elliott School of International Affairs
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Public Lecture: HIV/AIDs Education in Tibet

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On November 16, the Tibet Governance Project at the Elliott School of International Affairs hosted a talk by Chupal Sangpo, one of the most important frontline figures in community building in Tibet today. Mr. Sangpo delivered a riveting talk about his years of experience empowering Tibetans through public health education, challenges faced along the way, and how he has built a grassroots health movement to combat spread of HIV/AIDS on the plateau. Around 20 people attended the talk including some students from School of Public Health who showed interest in collaborating with Chusang for future projects.


Dr. Tashi Rabgey at Sichuan University

Graduate seminar on International Political Economy at Sichuan University, October 4, 2015.  Dr. Tashi Rabgey is currently Visiting Scholar at Sichuan University. Read the rest of this entry »


U.S. Public Talks by Khenpo Tsultrim Lodroe | April-May 2015

Check here for updated list of U.S. public talks by Khenpo Tsultrim Lodroe in April-May 2015 Read the rest of this entry »


Religion and Development in Tibet Series

The Tibet Governance Project honored to host

Khenpo Tsultrim Lodroe of Larung Gar

Religion and Community Development Series

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Khenpo Tsultrim Lodroe མཁན་ཆེན་ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་བློ་གྲོས།

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Research Brief | Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) Fiscal Policy Under the Hu-Wen Administration

The TGP Research Brief is a new series produced by the Tibet Governance Project at the Elliott School of International Affairs to make academic research and scholarly analysis of critical issues of governance and policy challenges in contemporary Tibet available to a broader policy interest community and the general global public.

Dramatic surge in subsidies in TAR after 2008

A study of fiscal policy in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) from 1990 to 2012 indicates a dramatic intensification of Beijing’s prevailing economic strategy of massive state subsidization of the region in the post-2008 period.  Andrew M. Fischer’s 2015 study demonstrates that while under the Hu-Wen administration, state subsidies and investment increased moderately across the ten western provinces of the PRC, subsidies surged dramatically in the TAR after 2008, reaching levels from 2010 onwards never before observed in any other province or in any other period of the PRC.

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Briefing Release | TGAP Process Explores Multilevel Governance as a Framework for Tibet Policy Dialogue

The Tibet Governance Project at the Elliott School of International Affairs hosted the 7th round of meetings of the Tibet Governance and Practice (TGAP) process from November 12-17, 2014.

The objective of the November round of meetings was to engage Chinese State Council policy researchers from Beijing in an exploratory discussion about “multilevel governance” as a framework for research exchange and policy dialogue on Tibet in the next phase of the TGAP process.

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The meetings included joint TGAP briefings to US China studies faculty convened at the Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies in Cambridge; the Yale China Law Center in New Haven; and at the National Committee on US-China Relations in New York. Read the rest of this entry »


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