Flames of My Homeland

Burning for Buddhism: Robert Barnett and Barbara Demick

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 4:30pm
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A conversation on the role of art, memory, and resistance in Tibet with scholar of modern Tibetan history and politics Robert Barnett, Professorial Research Associate at SOAS University, London and former Director of Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia University; and journalist Barbara Demick, former Beijing Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times, and author of Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town (2020).

Flames of My Homeland: The Cultural Revolution and Modern Tibet, featuring works by Tsering Dorje, Tsering Woeser, and Ian Boyden '95, is on view in Wesleyan’s Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery through Thursday, April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the gallery is currently limited to visits by Wesleyan students, faculty, and staff.

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Photographs by Tsering Dorje. Used by permission of Tsering Woeser.