AlicePhotoAlice Travers is a researcher in the CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) and a member of CRCAO (Centre for Research on East Asian Civilisations – UMR 8155) in Paris. She is currently working on the social history of 19th and 20th century Central Tibet, and on the Dga’ ldan pho brang government and its institutions.

 

Institutional page:

http://www.crcao.fr/spip.php?article153

Main publications:

Travers, Alice (2012), “Patrimonial Aspects of Public Service: the Careers of the Ganden Phodrang Officials (1895-1959)”, in Roberto Vitali (éd.), Studies on the History and Literature of Tibet and the Himalaya, Kathmandu, Vajra Publications, p. 157-181.

———— (2011), “The Horse-Riding and Target-Shooting Contest for Lay Officials (drung ’khor rtsal rgyugs): Reflections on the Military Identity of the Tibetan Aristocracy at the Beginning of the 20th Century”, Études mongoles et sibériennes, centrasiatiques et tibétaines [URL : http://emscat.revues.org/index1850.html]

———— (2011), “The Careers of the Noble Officials of the Ganden Phodrang (1895-1959): Organisation and Hereditary Divisions within the Service of State”, in Kelsang Norbu Gurung, Tim Myatt, Nicola Schneider and Alice Travers (éds.), Revisiting Tibetan Culture and History, Proceedings of the Second International Seminar of Young Tibetologists, Paris, 2009, Volume 1, Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines n°21, October, p. 155-174.

———— with Kelsang Norbu Gurung, Tim Myatt, Nicola Schneider (éds.) (2011), Revisiting Tibetan Culture and History, Proceedings of the Second International Seminar of Young Tibetologists, Paris, 2009, Volume 1, Revue d’Etudes Tibétaines n°21, October 2011, 244 p. (Printed version published at the AMI, Dharamasala in 2012).

———— (2010), “Risk and social mobility among the aristocracy: a study of the demotion and dismissal cases in the careers of the Dga’ ldan pho brang officials at the beginning of the 20th century (1885-1952)”, in Brandon Dotson, Kalsang Norbu Gurung, Georgios Halkias and Tim Myatt (éds), Contemporary visions in Tibetan studies, Proceedings of the first International Seminar of Young Tibetologists, London, 9-13 August 2007, London, Serindia, 2009, p. 363-381.

———— (2008), “Exclusiveness and Openness: A study of Matrimonial Strategies in the Ganden Phodrang Aristocracy (1880-1959)”, Proceedings of the « Population, Development, and Environment” Panel, 11th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, 27th August-2nd September 2006, Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, n°4, December 2008, p. 1-27.

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