The research programme “Territories, Communities and Exchanges in the Sino-Tibetan Kham Borderlands (China)” has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration, European Research Council (ERC), Support for frontier research (SP2-Ideas), Starting grant n° 283870.

It is hosted by the Centre d'études Himalayennes, at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

For further information and any questions, please contact the Principal Investigator, Stéphane Gros

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17/05/2016 Final conference videos

The videos of the project’s final conference, held on February 18-20 in Paris are now online, for those interested who could not attend.

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15/02/2016 Conference Program

International Conference Program

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16/12/2015 Videos

Visual ethnography of techniques in Kham.

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19/10/2015 Conference Call for Papers

Call for Papers: International Conference February 18-20, 2016, Paris – France
The eastern Himalayan region lies at the crossroads—and at the borders—between what is conventionally recognized (...)

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19/12/2019 New edited volume: Frontier Tibet

Frontier Tibet: Patterns of Change in the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands addresses a historical sequence that sealed the future of the Sino-Tibetan borderlands. It considers how starting in the late nineteenth century imperial formations and emerging nation-states developed competing schemes of integration and debated about where the border between China and Tibet should be.

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30/07/2016 New Publication

The special issue titled "Frontier Tibet: Trade and Boundaries of Authority in Kham" has been published with Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review (Berkeley). An open access publication!

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