Digital Workshops

Bridging cultural gaps

Our digital workshops touch on a range of topics including translation, western philosophy, Tibetan history, language, and Buddhism.
Its aims are simple: to showcase current research, share knowledge and ideas, connect those interested in higher education and academia and bridge different cultures.

Previous digital workshops

We have recorded our previous Digital Workshops. Click the link and re-watch the videos.

Introduction to English Literary Studies

This session introduces participants to the study of English literature through a variety of works from Old English wanderers’ songs to contemporary poems. We will explore interpretive approaches to texts and practice close reading techniques whilst thinking about literary form in its wider intellectual and historical contexts.
21 Dec 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An introduction to Western philosophy and logic

By focusing on a passage from Plato’s Euthyphro, I will introduce the Socratic methods of dialogue and argument with which Western philosophy begins. In particular, Socrates asks whether piety is what is loved by the gods, or whether the gods love that which is pious. We will then take a closer look at the logical form of […]
17 Dec 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Brief Introduction to the Gaden Phodrang Government

This workshop will start with an investigation into the historical background upon which the Gaden Phodrang Government was founded and its prosperous development in the mid 17th century. We will then look at the priest-patron relationship it established with the Manchu emperors of the Qing dynasty, a process that began in the early 18th century. […]
15 Dec 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Translation Class

This interactive class explores the approach and practice of translating classical Tibetan literature. Taking into consideration the spheres of academia and Buddhist practice transmission, we will address the themes of translating, the role of the translator, and methods of translation. In addition to allotting time for inquiries and discussion, space is most importantly offered for […]
14 Dec 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Upcoming Digital Workshops

All classes are free, but registration is required to attend. Places are offered on a first come first serve basis. Please note some workshops will be held in Tibetan with no translator present. To register fill the form below.

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