Conferences, Invited Talks and Other Activities

Invited Talks

2018

How and Why the Tibet Museum Needs to Think Digitally (Co-presented with Mx. Velvet Spors, University of Nottingham). Developing a Tibetan Museology in Exile Workshop, University of Manchester.

Where is Ethnicity? Intersectionality in the Chinese Feminist Movement. China Academic Network on Gender Conference, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Gender and Asia in Dialogue. China Academic Network on Gender Conference, Université Libre de Bruxelles.

2017

Presences and Absences in the Chinese Feminist Movement. Feminism in China: Activist, Artist and Academic Voices, University of Westminster.

Eating the ‘Spirit of the Grasslands’: The Trade and Slaughter of the Tibetan Mastiff. Buddhism, Business and Believers Lecture Series, University of Copenhagen.

2016

Homeland in Decay: Cultural Appropriation and the Case of the Tibetan Mastiff in Contemporary Tibet. Tibetan Graduate Students’ Seminar, University of Oxford

2015

Tibetan Identity Politics in Cyberspace. Modern Tibet Lecture Series, Southwestern University

Panel Presentations

2017

Imag(in)ing the Past: The Practice of ‘Old Photo’ Sharing Among Tibetan Netizens in Chinese Cyberspace. Himalayan Studies Conference, University of Colorado

Queer Lives in China. Queer Asia Conference, SOAS.

Feminist Activism in China. Jiemei Collective, SOAS.

2016

A Critical Discourse Analysis Approach to Representations of Tibetan Modernity Among Tibetans on Chinese Social Media. Pecha Kucha PhD Showcase, University of Nottingham

Tibetan Constructions of Modernity on Social Media in the PRC. Brown Bag Seminar, University of Nottingham.

Other activities

2018

Co-organized and co-hosted ‘Let’s Talk Repeal: Information Session on the Irish Abortion Referendum,’ University of Nottingham.

Co-organized and co-hosted public event ‘Beyond Marriage Equality: A Conversation With LGBTQ+ Activists from Taiwan and Nottingham.’ Taiwan Studies Program, University of Nottingham.

Chaired panel on ‘Margins of Queer Culture.’ Fear of a Queer China: Activism, Culture and Resistance, University of Nottingham.

Co-organized ‘Fear of a Queer China: Activism, Culture and Resistance.’ University of Nottingham.

2017

Co-organized and co-hosted ‘Nasty Chinese Women Can Say No: The Rise of Queer, Feminist Activism in China – a Conversation with Li Maizi.’ Identities, Citizenship, Equalities and Migration Centre (ICEMiC), University of Nottingham

Co-organized ‘Feminist Activism and NGO Work in Contemporary Nepal. In Conversation with Sharmila Thapa.’ Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies (IAPS), University of Nottingham.