Event held in 523 Butler Library (map)
- 9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks: JAMES G. NEAL, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University
- 9:40 a.m.
Panel Discussion: “Tibet and the Social Sciences: Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Research". Panel Members: GEOFF CHILDS, ANDREW FISCHER, KARL RYAVEC, TSERING WANGYAL SHAWA, EMILY T. YEH. Moderator: GRAY TUTTLE, Leila Hadley Luce Assistant Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies
- 11:00 a.m.
- 11:15 a.m.
GIS Maps and Statistical Packages
JEREMIAH TRINIDAD-CHRISTENSEN and TSERING WANGYAL SHAWA
- 12:00 p.m.
Research Models: Geography and GIS Maps
- 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (list of nearby restaurants will be available)
- 2:30 p.m.
Research Models: Demography/Anthropology
- 3:15 p.m.
Research Models: Social and Political Economy
- 4:00 p.m.
- 4:15 p.m.
Research Models: Human Geography and Environmental Studies
EMILY T. YEH
- 5:00 p.m.
Screening of Kokonor, a new documentary film by writer and director Chenaktsang Dorje Tsering (aka Jangbu). Examines environmental and social change in the vicinity of Qinghai Lake (Mtsho sngon po) through interviews with local residents. In Tibetan with English sub-titles. (32 min.)
- 5:35 p.m.
Demo of Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center Online Database (25 min.)