SESSION 24 – CONTEMPORARY AMDO
FRIDAY 24 JUNE (Auditorium D)
Chair: Tiina Hyytiainen
13.45-14,15: Xénia de Heering: Notes on the local Tibetan literary market in late 2000s Amdo.
14.15-14.45: Nyingbo-Gyal: Hail protection, territorial deities, and the religious authority of tantric practitioners in Reb gong, A mdo.
14.45-15.15: Tiina Hyytiainen: Financial gain and religious practice among Rebgong Ngakmas.
15.15-15.45: Tea and coffee break.
15.45-16.15: Nicolas Sihlé: The local/regional emergence of an almost new category of Tibetan Buddhist religious actors: female non-monastic tantric practitioners (ngakma) in Repkong.
16.15-16.45: Awang Jigmed: The role of Tibetan sacred natural sites in biodiversity conservation: understanding Tibetan attitudes towards sacred natural sites in the Gador Jowo sacred mountains in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
16.45-17.15: Ute Wallenböck: Narration, memory, identity: the Sog po A rig.