UBC Himalaya Program Winter 2018 Course Offerings

UBC Himalaya Program Winter 2018 Course Offerings

Interested in learning more about the Himalayan region? Take a look at these Himalaya-focused courses offered at UBC in Winter Term 2018/19!

Choose from a selection of undergraduate and graduate-level courses with content relevant to the Himalayan region, taught by UBC Himalaya Program faculty.

Don’t miss this chance to learn more!


TIBT 100: Introduction to Tibetan I

Concepts, grammar, syntax of spoken and written Tibetan for beginners. Also covers aspects of Tibetan worldview.

Instructor: Sonam Chusang


TIBT 101: Introduction to Tibetan II

Concepts, grammar, syntax of spoken and written Tibetan for beginners. Also covers aspects of Tibetan worldview.

Instructor: Sonam Chusang


ASIA 311: Tibetan Buddhism

Religious terrain of the Tibetan cultural realm, looking at the history and development of Tibetan Buddhism and key ideas of the four main Tibetan Buddhist traditions.

Instructors: Tsering Shakya; Dagmar Schwerk


ASIA 313: Tibetan and Himalayan Culture and Society

History and culture of the Himalayan regions, including India, China, Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan.

Instructors: Tsering Shakya; Dagmar Schwerk


GPP 565: Nationalism, Religion & Ethnic Conflicts in Asia (Graduate Seminar)

Ethnic and religious conflict in Asia related to historical and dialectic development of different forms of nationalism; the confluence between religion, ethnicity, and nationalist ideologies in the escalation of conflicts in different Asian societies.

Instructor: Tsering Shakya

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