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Call for Proposals: Dalai Lama Institute’s Conference on Tibetan Identity [Sep 15-17, Bangalore]: Submit by May 30th

The Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education (DLIHE), Bangalore will host a national bilingual conference from the 15th to the 17th of September, 2017, titled Being Tibetan: Honouring the past, Influencing the Present, Inspiring the Future

The conference will be the first in a series of scholarly engagements on Tibetan Identity Construction in the Diaspora.

By bringing together a range of experienced and emerging scholars, Tibetan and non-Tibetan, we hope to develop a research agenda and scholarly community that addresses meaningfully the challenges and opportunities Tibetans face.

Though there have been many opportunities for academic engagement on Tibet, there have been few opportunities to reflect exclusively on current Tibetan identity.

Being Tibetan: Honoring the past, Influencing the present, Inspiring the Future will provide a rigorous and inclusive environment where participants are invited to discover and learn, and in which everyone’s ideas are shared and appreciated.

If you have an idea to share, if you are a thinker and a doer, if you are an explorer, an innovator, a performer, we invite you to think about the many issues associated with what it means to be Tibetan and to contribute submissions that consider the following questions and topics that deal with the individual, social, political, economic, family, identity of Tibetans.

For examples of conference themes, please go to this page.

Proposals will be accepted from masters and doctoral students as well as from emerging and established researchers and scholars throughout India and across all disciplines. DLIHE expects original research work only.

Please do not propose the work of others. Only research that has not been previously presented, performed or exhibited will be considered.

Multiple proposals from the same presenter are allowed.

We encourage a variety of formats, including individual papers, panels, roundtables and poster presentations.

We also welcome short, informal sharing of compelling ideas in a well-rehearsed, solo stand-up format.

We invite any and all visual and performing arts presentations that are original and that address the theme.

A brief abstract of the proposed submission in less than 300 words, has to submitted to DLIHE.

Please submit your abstract here.

Deadline for Proposal Abstracts: 30th May, 2017

You may send in your queries to

For more information, please click here.




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