Newsroom

April 13, 1999

Middlebury College International Student Organization to Present Roundtable Discussion "China and Tibet" on April 16

On Friday, April 16, the Middlebury College International Student Organization (ISO) and the Middlebury College Geonomics Center for International Studies will host a roundtable discussion on China and Tibet at 7:30 p.m. in Gifford Annex Lounge, in Gifford Dormitory, off College Street (Route 125). The event is free and open to the public.

Four panelists will offer brief presentations for discussion:

Losang Rabgey, a Tibetan scholar currently enrolled in a doctoral program at the University of London, will present "Chinese Racism and Colonialism."

Thondup Tsering, a Tibetan scholar currently enrolled in a doctoral program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, will present "Is Sino-Tibet Dialog a Possibility?"

Ke-Wen Wang, associate professor of history at St. Michael's College, will present "Tibet and Chinese Nationalism."

Don Wyatt, professor of history at Middlebury College, will present "Tibet and the Plight of Chinese Intellectuals."

The roundtable will conclude with a question and answer session. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Middlebury College student Tenzin Dolker at (802) 443-6627.