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Lecture by Yue Gang, Tibet After the Olympics

Posted on September 5th, 2008 | Posted in Events, TSGP Events | Comments Off on Lecture by Yue Gang, Tibet After the Olympics
Tibet After the Olympics: A View from the Edge

By Yue Gang, Chair of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Yue Gang is the Chair of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. He is a prominent Sinologist with a strong interest in Tibet, and has published on Tibetan writers writing in Chinese. His research is concerned with Chinese cultural production of Tibetan themes, the development of the “Shangri-La” eco-tourism zone in Eastern Tibet, and recent social changes in the multi-ethnic regions of Western China.

Sponsored by the Tibet Sustainable Governance Program

Tashi Rabgey Joins University of Virginia

Posted on September 1st, 2008 | Posted in New People, News, People | No Comments »

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Tashi Rabgey joins the University of Virginia as faculty full-time as of August 2008 to co-direct the Tibet Center and direct the Tibet Sustainable Communities Initiative. A former Rhodes scholar, Rabgey holds graduate degrees in law from Oxford and Cambridge. Her doctoral research focuses on Chinese constitutionalism and the politics of sovereignty and Tibetan nationality in the Republic of China on Taiwan. Rabgey is also the co-founder of Machik, a nonprofit organization that works to develop new opportunities for education and capacity building for communities on the Tibetan plateau.