- Pastoralism in China: National Policies and Local Practices
- ‘Socialist paradise’ in Tibetan: Development discourses in contemporary Tibet (Ph.D. project, University of Oslo)
Tashi Nyima left PRIO in 2008. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.
Tashi Nyima worked at PRIO 1998-2001. He returned to PRIO in 2008 to work on the project Pastoralism in China: National Policies and Local Practices.
WORK EXPERIENCE2007: Researcher, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
2006: Teaching assistant, University of Oslo
2003-4: Student scholarship, China Program, University of Oslo
1998-2001: Project consultant, PRIO EDUCATION2007-present: PhD candidate (Research Fellow), Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo
2003-2005: Master Degree in Chinese studies, Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo
Fluent in Tibetan, English, Norwegian, Chinese (written and spoken) and Hindi (spoken)
Published and unpublished papers and presentations
‘The Tibetan dilemma: Lhasa in the past 15 years of development and demographic transformation’, 2007, a 20-page research report prepared for the China Program, Norwegian Center for Human Rights.
'Ethnicity and Employment: A Tibetan Case', Master thesis in Chinese Studies, 2005, Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.
'Ethnicity and employment discrimination in Northwest Yunnan', in Labor Discrimination in China: International standards and national practices, 2005, Beijing: China Law Press.
'Ethnicity and employment opportunities in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture', paper presented at the 7th Biennial Nordic Conference on Chinese Studies, Helsinki, 7-9 June 2005.
‘Ethnic discrimination: Fieldwork and findings', paper presented at the Workshop on Discrimination and Affirmative Action, Beijing, 13-17 August 2004.
Book chapter in The State of Ecology of the Tibetan Plateau
Journal Article in Himalaya
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.
More fieldwork for the Pastoralism in China project was carried out in June-August 2010 to study herding policies and practices in the grasslands of Xilinguole, Inner Mongolia.
In October-November 2009, researchers Tashi Nyima (University of Oslo/PRIO) and Dongzhu Cairang (Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) carried out joint fieldwork in Kautokeino for the Pastoralism in China project.
During June-August 2009, Åshild Kolås carried out seven weeks of fieldwork in China, researching the case of the Ewenki reindeer herders in Inner Mongolia.
The 'Pastoralism in China' project received a delegation of researchers from the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in September/October 2008.
In July and August 2008 researchers Åshild Kolås and Tashi Nyima visited Inner Mongolia and Beijing for their project on 'Pastoralism in China'.