The first meeting of the SHTS was held in Paris on 3 and 4 October 2012. This is the programme of the workshop.

Hidden Treasures from the Roof of the World

New Resources for a Social History of Tibetan Societies

4 October 2012

Maison de l’Asie, Grand salon, 1st floor

 22, avenue du Président Wilson 75016 Paris

 

10h00–10h15

Welcome and Introduction (Charles Ramble)

10h15–10h45

Peter Schwieger (Bonn University) “Tibetan Archival Material as a Source for Historical Studies”

10h45–11h15

Charles Ramble (EPHE-CRCAO) “The problem of multilingualism in provincial Tibetan archives from Nepal”

11h15–11h30

Coffee break

11h30–12h00

Fabienne Jagou (EFEO) “A Manchu Imperial edict written in Tibetan: Analysis of the ‘Ordinance for the More Efficient Governing of Tibet’ (1793)”

 

12h00–12h30

Kalsang Norbu and Liu Yuxuan (Bonn University) “Song Yun’s analysis of the social situation of Tibetan peasants and nomads”

                 12h30–14h00                       

Lunch

14h00–14h30

Fernanda Pirie (Oxford University) “Tibetan law codes: ideals and practices”

14h30–15h00

Jeannine Bischoff (Bonn University) “What can legal documents tell us about actual living conditions in Pre-1959 Tibet? Some examples”

15h00–15h30

Alice Travers (CNRS-CRCAO) “ How should we define social status? The study of ‘intermediary classes’ in Central Tibet (1895-1959)

15h30–16h00 

Tea/Coffee

16h00–16h30

Saul Mullard (EPHE) “An introduction to the taxation and administrative documents of the Sikkimese palace archive”