Interview with four Lhasa Street Committee members, 2000

Interview with four Lhasa Street Committee members, 2000

 

Title:
Interview with four Lhasa Street Committee members, 2000
Abstract:
Interview with four members of a Lhasa street committee (Ch. Ju min wei yuan hui), in particular, a detailed discussion with one member about their responsibilities in resolving conflicts, ensuring the welfare and livelihood of community members, and on the relative numbers of temporary workers, religious policy, etc. Also discusses briefly the formation of the precursor to the local street committee in 1959, and the more formal Street Committee in 1965. Also discusses 1987 riots, and policy vis a vis the Dalai Lama. Last 30 minutes of tape is footage of street scenes in Lhasa, Barkhor, Jokhang, and more rural outskirts.
Collection Name:
Sino-Tibetan Oral History Project
Subjects:
Citizens' associations; Tibetans; Social conditions; Lhasa (China); Zhongguo gong chan dang
Format:
video recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
2000
Physical Description:
2 video files (Part 1: 55 minutes; Part 2: 63 minutes)
Note:
Interview ends at 1 hour, 25 minutesContent labeled Tape 04 on original time-coded shotlist.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interview in Tibetan, with English translation; some Chinese terms and comments.
Language:
English; Tibetan; Chinese
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
7202483
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-rsjw-hq56