PANEL 11 – DEVELOPMENT AS URBANISATION IN TIBET AND THE HIMALAYAS
THURSDAY 23 JUNE (Auditorium A)
Conveners: Kenneth M. Bauer, Andrew Fischer, Nancy Levine
9.00-9.15: Opening of panel.
9.15-9.45: Andrew Fischer: The evolution of urban employment and social stratification in Tibet.
9:45-10.15: Adrian Zenz: Disenfranchisement among Tibetan urbanities? A tertiary graduate students’ employment opportunities perspective.
10.15-10.45: Nancy Levine: The lure of the urban: changing economies in the Tibetan pastoralist heartland.
10.45-11.15: Hamsa Rajan: The impact of urbanization on women’s status: interrogating hegemonic discourses.
11.15-11.45: Tea and coffee break.
11.45-12.15: Kenneth M. Bauer: Mapping changes in nomads’ lives consequent to resettlement (Yushu Prefecture, Qinghai Province, PRC).
12.15-12.45: Emilia Sulek: How to survive in town? New economic strategies of town-dwelling pastoralists in Golok, Qinghai, China.
12.45-13.15: Lilian Iselin: Roads and railways on the Tibetan plateau: moving beyond the political geography of the state.