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An Appeal to Vice-President Xi Jinping from the International Tibetan Studies Community

Friday, Dec 7, 2012
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In light of  the tragic events currently taking place in Tibet, scholars holding institutional academic positions and working all over the world in the field of Tibetan Studies wish to express their  concern through this petition, which is currently still being circulated among concerned colleagues.

An Appeal to Vice-President Xi Jinping from the International Tibetan Studies Community

Katia Buffetrille EPHE, France
Elliot Sperling Indiana University, USA
Françoise Robin Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, France
Jean-Luc Achard CNRS, France
Gedun Rabsal Indiana University, USA
Amy Heller SOAS, U.K. ; Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Mireille Helffer CNRS, France
Nicolas Tournadre Aix-Marseille University, France
Mona Schrempf Humboldt University, Germany
Thierry Dodin Bonn University, Germany
Carole McGranahan University  of Colorado, USA
Pascale Dollfus CNRS, France
Anne-Marie Blondeau EPHE, France
Daniel Berounsky Charles University, Czeck Republic
Cameron Warner Aarhus University, Denmark
Nicolas Sihlé CNRS, France
Philippe Cornu Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium; Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, France
Gray Tuttle Columbia University, USA
Francoise Pommaret CNRS, France
Georges Dreyfus Williams College, USA
Gareth Sparham University of Walnut Creek, USA
Klaus-Dieter Mathes University of Vienna, Austria
Roberto Vitali Independent Scholar
Helmut Tauscher University of Vienna, Austria
Fiona McConnell University of Cambridge, UK
Robert Barnett Columbia University, USA
Sonam Dugdak SOAS, UK
Martin Mills University of Aberdeen, UK
Dominique Townsend Columbia University, UK
Mary Prude University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA
Sienna Craig Dartmouth College, USA
Charlene Makley Reed College, USA
Gillian Tan Deakin University, Australia
Yangdon Dhondup SOAS, UK
Heather Stoddard Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, France; Oriental Institute, UK
George FitzHerbert Oxford University, UK
Agata Bareja-Starzynska University of Warsaw, Poland
Tsering Shakya University of British Columbia, Canada
Tashi Tsering University of British Columbia, Canada
Markus Viehbeck Heidelberg University, Germany
Emily Yeh University of Colorado, USA
Samten Karmay CNRS, France
Robert Mayer Oxford University, UK
Isabelle Henrion-Dourcy University of Laval, Canada
Tibor Porcio University of Szeged, Hungary
Cathy Cantwell University of Oxford, UK
Alex McKay London University (retired), UK
Benjamin Bogin Georgetown University, USA
Petra Maurer Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Germany
Michela Clemente Cambridge, UK
Bruno Lainé Wien University, Austria
Per Kvaerne Oslo University, Norway
Maho Iuchi Harvard, USA; Kobe City University, Japan
Elena De Rossi Università di Roma, Italy
Geza Bethlenfalvy Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Mara Matta Università degli Studi di Napoli ‘L’Orientale’  and Università di Roma ‘La Sapienza’, Italy
Giuliana Martini Dharma Drum Buddhist College, Taiwan
Fernand Meyer EPHE, France
Wim van Spengen Amsterdam University, The Netherlands
Janet Gyatso Harvard University, USA
Nawang Thokmey University of Virginia, USA
Tashi Nyima University of Oslo, Norway
Jann Ronis University of California, Berkeley, USA
Jose Cabezon University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Frank Korom Boston University, USA
Christian Wedemeyer University of Chicago, USA
Jay Garfield Smith College, USA
Gregory Hillis University of California, Santa Barbara
Guy Newland Central Michigan University, USA
Francoise Wang CNRS, France
Douglas Duckworth East Tennessee State University, USA
Kevin Vose College of William and Mary Richmond, USA
Peter Verhagen Leiden University, The Netherlands
Derek Maher East Carolina University, USA
Jacob Dalton University of California, USA
Karma Lekshe Tsomo San Diego University, USA
Lara Braitstein McGill University, Canada
Christian Luczanits USA
Jim Blumenthal Oregon State University, USA
Paul Nietupski John Carrol University, USA
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