September 15, 2016
   Posted in News Flash
By Staff Writer
TPI scholars presenting their papers at

TPI scholars presenting their papers at the daylong conference.

LONDON: The Tibet Policy Institute, a research center of the Central Tibetan Administration, participated in a day-long conference on Researching Contemporary Tibet: People, Power and Resilience, organised by the University of Westminster, London.

Five research scholars of the TPI presented their research papers alongside scholars, experts and PhD candidates from prestigious universities in London. Around 40 people attended the conference and the speakers include Professor Dibyesh Anand, Head of the Department: Politics and International Relations, University of Westminster, Professor Anna Morcom, Royal Holloway, University of London, Dr Fiona McConnell, University of Oxford, Dr Tsering Topgyal, University of Birmingham and three Chinese scholars.

The conference was structured in three sessions: In the morning session Mr Zamlha Tempa Gyaltsen presented his research findings on the topic “Global Implications of a Degraded Tibetan Plateau”. Mr Tenzin Tseten, in the post lunch session spoke on Tibetan leadership formation in Tibet: post 1950. In the final session, Mr Tenzin Dalha presented his paper on Chinese censorship vs Tibetan Activism on Social Media, followed by Mr Thubten Samphel, the Director of TPI, who presented on the contrasting narratives on Tibet between Tibetan exiles and China and Mr Tenzin Tsultrim presented on the militarization of Tibetan plateau and its significance.

– Report filed by Tibet Policy Institute –

TPI scholars with Mr Thubten Samphel, Director of the think tank.

TPI scholars with Mr Thubten Samphel, Director of the think tank.

Participants of the conference.

Participants at the conference.

 

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