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‘Tibetan Treasures’ of the Weltmuseum Wien: A First Critical Approach to René de Nebesky-Wojkowitz’s Policy of Collecting
The Austrian tibetologist and ethnographer René de Nebesky-Wojkowitz purchased a significant part of the Tibetan collection at the Weltmuseum Wien during his three field trips to South Asia in the 1950s. Famous for his ...
The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives: Diaspora, Memory, and Movement
This study proposes to examine the politics of memory, diaspora, and the Tibetan Movement as articulated in the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA), Dharamsala (India) – a symbol of defiance in refuge. Investigating ...
World Systems Perspectives and Art: A Case Study of the Museum of Contemporary Tibetan Art in the Netherlands
When examining the evaluation of artworks from non-Western nations, research often focuses on the appropriation of value by those who live in culturally central countries over their peripherally located counterparts. Such ...