Tibetkomiteen har invitert Dr. Martin Mills fra universitetet i Aberdeen til et spennende seminar onsdag den 23.11 på Menneskerettighetshuset.
Tema for kvelden er: Tibet’s strategic importance to China.
Foredraget vil handle også ta for seg de miljømessige konsekvensene for Himalayaplatået både når det gjelder Kinas utvikling av området og den generelle globale oppvarming.
Foredraget holdes på engelsk.
Sted: Menneskerettighetshuset Kirkegt. 5, 0153 Oslo
Det vil bli lett servering, samt tibetansk te.
Dr. Martin A. Mills is Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and Director of the Scottish Centre for Himalayan Research. Author of Identity, Ritual and State in Tibetan Buddhism: The Foundations of Authority in Gelukpa Monasticism (Routledge 2003), his principal research focus is the anthropological study of Tibetan communities, in particular its religious and governmental institutions. Over the last twenty years, he has carried out fieldwork in Tibet, Ladakh, China, Northern India and Scotland. He is a member of the International Association for Tibetan Studies and the International Association of Ladakh Studies, a member of the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth and a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
Dr. Mills is Secretary of the Cross-Party Group on Tibet within the Scottish Parliament and Chairman of the China Studies Group at Aberdeen.
Prior to coming to Aberdeen, he taught anthropology at the School of African and Asian Studies at the University of Sussex, and at the universities of St. Andrews and Edinburgh.