A PDF version of the programme with all abstracts can be downloaded here.

 

Property in Tibetan Societies

Ownership, Transfer, Confiscation

15–16December 2014

Conference of the Franco-German (ANR-DFG) Project SHTS

“Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th to 20th Centuries”

Collège de France, 52 rue du Cardinal Lemoine 75005 Paris,

Salle Claude Lévi-Strauss

 

MONDAY 15 DECEMBER

09h30–09h45

Welcome and Introduction

09h45–10h00

Report on Project Publications and Website

10h00–10h15

Tea/Coffee

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Monday Morning Session

Chair: Peter Schwieger

10h15–11h00

Christian Jahoda (Austrian Academy of Science): Systems of Landownership in Spiti and Upper Kinnaur (19th to 20th Centuries)

11h00–11h45

Charles Ramble (EPHE-CRCAO): “…My House, from its Foundations Down Below to the Prayer Flag on Top…”: What We Can Learn from Tibetan Wills and Testaments

11h45–12h30

Hanna Schneider (Bonn University): Property Rights in South-western Tibet in

the 19th and 20th Centuries

12h30–14h00

Lunch

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Monday Afternoon Session

Chair: Charles Ramble

14h00–14h30

Alice Travers (CNRS-CRCAO): State Power and the Limits of Property Rights: a Discussion of Estate Confiscation under the Dga’ ldan pho brang in the 19th-20th Centuries

14h30–15h15

Kalsang Norbu Gurung (Bonn University): The Size of the Tibetan Estates and their

Shift among Estate-Holders

15h15–15h45

Peter Schwieger (Bonn University): Who Owned Land and Houses? Property Ownership in Traditional Tibetan Societies

15h45–16h00

Tea / Coffee

16h00–16h45

Jeannine Bischoff (Bonn University):Wherever They may be – Two Examples of

Administering Mi bogs

 

TUESDAY 16 DECEMBER

Chair: Hanna Schneider

9h30–10h15

Fabienne Jagou (EFEO):Who were the Owners of the Manchu Amban Yamen in Lhasa?

10h15–10h45

Liu Yuxuan (Bonn University): Afterlife Trusteeship: A Land Transaction between a Tibetan Woman and the chuanzhu shenghui (‘Holy Association of the Sichuan Host’)

10h45–11h00

Tea/Coffee

11h00–11h45

Berthe Jansen (University of Leiden): On the Monastic Payroll? Tibetan Monks and their Income

11h45–12h30

John Bray: Land, Slavery and Territory: French Missionary Strategies in Eastern Kham

12h30–14h00

Lunch

14h00–15h00

Business Meeting for Speakers