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Le 18 février 2016 à PARIS / Cité Universitaire Internationale de Paris

« Conférence internationale « Les confins sino-tibétains » organisée par le Centre d’Etudes Himalayennes (CNRS).

Chers collègues et amis,

Vous trouverez ci-dessous le programme d’une Conférence internationale sur les confins sino-tibétains, organisée par le Centre d’Etudes Himalayennes (CNRS).
Elle se tiendra à Paris du 18 au 20 février 2016.


Territories, Communities, and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands

18-20 February, 2016

We are delighted to share the program of the conference that will bring together twenty scholars during a 3-day event to be held at the Maison Internationale (Cité Universitaire Internationale de Paris).
You can visit the dedicated website (http://kham.sciencesconf.org) for more information about the conference.
Please join us for this international conference, which will be the closing event of the ERC-funded project “Territories, Communities, an Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands”, hosted by the Centre for Himalayan Studies (CNRS).

Conference Program:

Jeudi 18 / Thursday 18
9:00-9:15                          Introduction, Stéphane Gros
9:15-10:45                               Territories
Chair: Kunsang Namgyal Lama
Fabienne Jagou
Manchu Officials’ Khams Travel Accounts: Mapping a Course Through a Qing Territory
Rémi Chaix
Territorial Division of the Kingdom of Dergé During the Eighteenth Century
Discussant: Françoise Wang-Toutain
10:45-11:00: Pause/Break
11:00-12:30                             Trade
Chair: Nicolas Sihlé
Elizabeth Reynolds
Monasteries, Merchants, and Long Distance Trade: The Economic Power of Tibetan Monasteries in Northern Kham (1900-1959)
Lucia Galli
The Price of Enlightenment: The Travel Account of Kha stag ʼDzam yag, a Pilgrim and aTshong dpon (1944-1956)
Discussant: Rémi Chaix
12:30-14:00: Déjeuner/Lunch
14:00-16:00                              Ingression
Chair: Stéphane Gros
C. Pat Giersch
Patterns of Inclusion and Exclusion Along Twentieth-Century China’s Southwestern and Tibetan Borderlands
John Bray
French Catholic Missions and Sino-Tibetan Trade: Local Networks and International Enterprise
Lara Maconi
Schooling and Education in Kham during the ROC: Chinese Civilizing Mission and Tibetan Resistance to It
Discussant: Alice Travers
16:00-16:15: Pause/Break
16:15-17:45                              Farwest
Chair: Fabienne Jagou
Scott Relyea
Settling Authority: Sichuanese Farmers in Early Twentieth Century Eastern Tibet
Mark Frank
Chinese Physiocracy: Kham as Laboratory for the Agrarian Theory of China
Discussant: Yudru Tsomu
18:30: Welcome Cocktail
Vendredi 19 / Friday 19
9:00-10:30                               Leaders
Chair: Rémi Chaix
Yudru Tsomu
Rise of a Political Strongman in Dergé in the Early Twentieth Century: A Story of Jagö Topden
Dáša Mortensen
Wangchuk Tempa and the Control of Gyalthang in the Early-Twentieth Century
Discussant: Fabienne Jagou
10:30-10:45: Pause/Break
10:45-12:45                              Kinship
Chair: Yudru Tsomu
Chen Bo
“House Society” Revisited
Stéphane Gros
Matrifocality and the House in Drapa (Zhaba)

Giovanni da Col

Naven in Tibet: Hospitality and the House in a Male Cross-Dressing Ritual Among Yunnan Tibetans
Discussant: Tenzin Jinba
12:45-14:15: Déjeuner/Lunch
14:15-16:15                              Arts and Crafts
Chair: Katia Buffetrille
Kunsang Namgyal Lama
Khampa Metalwork Today and Its Specificities
Dawa Drolma
The Renaissance of Traditional Dzongsar Craft-making in the Meshö Valley: An Insider’s Perspective on New Economic Processes and Identity Transformations in Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
Isabelle Henrion Dourcy
Making Movies in the Gesar Heartland: The Burgeoning of a Kham Film Production in rDzogs-chen
Discussant: Françoise Robin
16:15-16:30: Pause/Break
The Ethics of Working in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
With Isabelle de Lamberterie, Tenzin Jinba, Alice Travers, Katia Buffetrille
Samedi 20 / Saturday 20
9:00-10:30                                In-Betweenness
Chair: Françoise Robin
Yasmin Cho
Thinking Through Kham: Buddhist Revivalism, the State, and Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in Yachen
Tenzin Jinba
Two Gyalrong Weddings Under Fire: Rethinking of the Ongoing “Sinicization” and “Tibetanization” on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands
Discussant: Nicolas Sihlé
10:30-10:45: Pause/Break
10:45-12:15                              Borderlessness
Chair: Lara Maconi
Eric Mortensen
Boundaries of the Borderlands: Mapping Gyalthang
Katia Buffetrille
The Increasing visibility of the Borderlands
Discussant: Stéphane Gros
12:15-12:45: Conclusion and general discussion