Tashi Nyima (University of Oslo/PRIO) presented a paper at the 12th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, which took place on 15-21 August 2010 at the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Based on fieldwork for the Pastoralism in China project in Yushu, the paper was entitled 'The social construction of Sanjiangyuan: An analysis of China's sustainable development discourse in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture'.