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News on Tibet at UVa

This page provides a list of all new items relating to Tibet that are connected to the University of Virginia. These include publications, conferences, new programs, alumni news, and more.

Speaker Series

Each semester the UVa Tibet Center Speaker Series hosts several internationally renown scholars, researchers, organizers, and other experts to speak on Tibet’s past, present, and future. Read more…

Major Events

buchong2In addition to a steady offering of public speakers, the Tibet Center hosts larger events dedicated to all facets of Tibet. These include workshops, seminars focused on several key speakers, and major conferences. Read more about upcoming events…

New Research Initiatives

dsc_arch0007-smResearch of Tibetan Buddhism and Bön has been an integral part of the humanities and social sciences at UVa for more than thirty-five years. The Tibetan Buddhist Studies program maintains an international reputation for its graduate and undergraduate studies, its overseas programs, its innovative digital scholarship, and its ongoing promotion of research in Tibetan culture and society. Read more about current faculty research…

Scholarly Exchange

The Tibet Center regularly hosts visiting scholars from around the world. We are currently pleased to be hosting three international scholars at UVa, Tibetan education scholar Manlakyi from Hong Kong University, legal scholar Dorje from Qinghai Nationalities University Law School, and English language teacher Li Junying from Qinghai Nationalities University. Read more….