Monthly Archives: March 2012

ASIA’S WATER TOWER AND TIBET THIRD POLE

REPRESENTING TIBETAN ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: What do we mean by our ten top key phrases? A presentation to a TIBET POLICY INSTITUTE seminar 29 March 2012 So many people speak of Tibet, or for Tibet, with various agendas. The language … Continue reading

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TOP TEN CLICHES ABOUT ENVIRONMENT IN TIBET

CHINA’S KEY METAPHORS OF TIBET’S ENVIRONMENT: Presentation given to TIBET POLICY INSTITUTE seminar 29 March 2012-03-27 China has a set of slogans that define its approach to the environments of the Tibetan Plateau. These key metaphors, endlessly repeated, shape China’s … Continue reading

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ERASING TIBETAN ETHNIC IDENTITY FROM CHINESE CITIZENSHIP: WILL IT HAPPEN? WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES?

PRESENTATION TO TIBET POLICY INSTITUTE SEMINAR 22 MARCH 2012 CHINA’S SECRET DECISION TO “DOWNPLAY THE NATIONAL QUESTION.” Zhu Weiqun, of the CCP United Front, has boldly proposed abolishing all reference to nationality on the identity cards all Chinese citizens must … Continue reading

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Tibetan women dying in childbirth (in Chinese)

西藏妇女在逐渐死去。每年有数百位藏族妇女死于临产。在把新生命带到这世上,赋予人类新生机会中死去让人震惊。西藏孕产妇死亡率每年大约4百人,或每10万个新生婴孩中有5百人死亡。但在中国,该死亡率为45人。 Continue reading

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