Guest post by Carole MCGRANAHAN, University of Colorado. (The original academic article with footnotes and bibliography can be found and downloaded here at http://www.haujournal.org/index.php/hau/article/view/65) What does ethnographic theory look like in dialogue with… Continue reading
Last Thursday, April 5th, I gave a talk on the self-immolations at my school, followed by a Q&A. I was a bit nervous. How does one begin to try to make sense out of such a powerful yet painful act, without sensationalizing, to people who don’t know much about Tibet in the span of one hour?
Tenzin Wangchuk, MC name Exiled Prophet, shares his journey of growing up in New York and discovering Tibet through hip hop. He is the co-founder of Mind of a Monk, a Tibetan music… Continue reading
We’d like to pay our respect and prayers to Jamphel Yeshi who passed away last night. Tibetans in India are doing everything they can to carry his and those insides, voices to Hu… Continue reading
In response to my previous post, “The Significance of Naming or Terming,” Professor Elliot Sperling has offered a more in-depth look at this significance in the following article, originally published on Rangzen Alliance
Guest Post by Ngawang Choephel.
I still have 2hrs until Lhakar Wednesday is officially over but I promise I have a good excuse. I’ve been very busy with my schedule today but here’s the great news,
I don’t want my readers to feel obligated to watch this video. I understand it is hard to watch but I wanted to share why I decided to watch it eventually. Ani (nun)… Continue reading
In the last week, we have yet again heard news of more self-immolation’s inside Tibet, Tenzin Wangmo (20yrs old) and Norbu Dramdul (19yrs old). It is easy to become depressed by all the sad news, however, Jamyang Norbu la’s right. Tibetans inside are calling us to action and we must not let them down.
Today for Lhakar, I called my Member of Parliament asking her to pledge her support for the ‘Enough! Global Intervention to Save Tibetan Lives’ campaign. The video pretty much explains everything, and you… Continue reading