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Tibetans And Taiwanese Highlight 'Tibet Issue' Through Seminars, Films

March 4, 2010

Report filed by Tibet Religious Foundation of
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Taipei
Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
March 3, 2010,

Taipei -- Tibet Religious Foundation of His
Holiness the Dalai Lama in collaboration with
Taiwan branch of the International Preparatory
Office of Sino-Tibetan Friendship Association, is
organising a series of programmes at National
Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan, to feature the issue of Tibet.

The event, which started 24 February 2010,
includes lectures, seminars, and film screenings.

The upcoming event at National Chiao Tung
University includes talks by Mr Dawa Tsering,
Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on
4 March. He will speak on "Sino-Tibetan
relationship". The organisers have also invited
Mr Qian Da, the Secretary-General of Democratic
Solidarity Union, to join the talk.

Mr Sonam Dorji, the Secretary-General of Tibet
Religious Foundation of His Holiness the Dalai
Lama, Mr Kong Shiren, a senior researcher at
China Center, would deliver keynote speeches on
"Tibet's autonomy and self-determination of
Tibetan people," the organisers said.

Mr Own Su Jie, former deputy secretary-general of
Taiwan Tibet Exchange Foundation, would talk
about "the origin of Buddhism and how it spread in China and Tibet."

On 24 March, Mr Pan Meiling, professor at Jiao
Tong University, and Mr Tashi Tsering of Tibetan
Youth Congress in Taiwan, would speak on
"Survival and livelihood of Tibetans in exile in India."

The National Chiao Tung University is recognised
as one of the most prestigious and selective
universities in Taiwan and is renowned for its
research and teaching excellence in electrical
engineering, computer science, management, and
social sciences. NCTU is Taiwan’s oldest
university. Originally established in Shanghai in
1896, the University was moved to Taiwan by
former Chiao Tung University faculty and alumni in 1958.
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