Video Links


To access the full iTunes conference, go to, then select "Public Access", which will launch the iTunes application (or prompt for free download of software.)  To locate conference video files, scroll down right panel to "Centers and Departments," select "Columbia University Libraries," and then select "Tibetan Studies."  Or for ease, you may use this:

Direct link to conference presentations in iTunes

Links to individual sessions are available below. For these, each track is about 200MB, so total download time may near 5 minutes depending on connection speed.

Please also see Related Resources below for useful bibliographies distributed at the conference.

    “Tibetan Studies and the Social Sciences: Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Research"

    Part 1 | Part 2

    Panel Participants: Geoff Childs, Andrew Fischer, Karl Ryavec, Tsering Wangyal Shawa, Emily Yeh

    Speakers in order of appearance:
    • Jim Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian
    • Lauran Hartley, Tibetan Studies Librarian, C.V. Starr East Asian Library
    • Gray Tuttle, Leila Hadley Luce Assistant Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies (moderator)
  • GIS Maps & Statistical Packages
    Jeremiah Trinidad-Christensen
    Track 3
  • Historical Maps & Tibet GIS
    Tsering Wangyal Shaw
    Track 4
  • Research Models: Tibetan Cultural & Historical Geography
    Karl Ryavec
    Track 5
  • Research Models: Demographic Data Sources for Tibetan Populations
    Geoff Childs
    Track 6
  • Research Models: Social & Political Economy
    Andrew Fischer
    Track 7
  • Research Models: Human Geography & Environmental Studies
    Emily T. Yeh
    Track 8

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