|Aug.2, 2016 -- China Tibetology Research Center (CTRC) has made great achievements in Tibetology research and Tibetan culture protection since its establishment in 1986, said Zheng Dui, deputy secretary-general of the CTRC in an interview with People’s Daily.
“The CTRC has built up a professional Tibetology research team composed of different ethnic scholars and set up a series of Tibetology research institutes over the past 30 years,” Zheng said.
“About one thousand projects have been completed by the CTRC, ranging from sociology, economics to Tibetan medicine,” he said.
The CTRC has also been positive in preserving and compiling Tibetology materials. Books of 1,200 types with volumes of 3 million have been published.
The CTRC has attached great importance to saving ancient materials and traditional cultures and has participated in a series of key national cultural protection projects.
The CTRC has also been the sponsor of the Beijing (International) Tibetology Seminar since 1991. This year’s seminar will be held at in Beijing for Aug.2-4, attracting 325 scholars from China and overseas.
The Beijing (International) Tibetology Seminar has become one of the world’s largest Tibetan academic events, as well as an important platform for demonstrating China’s latest Tibetology researches and strengthening international exchanges and cooperation.
“Extensive international exchanges and cooperation have been conducted by the CTRC. We have established academic relations with institutes from over 50 countries,” said Zheng.
By: Qu Yungui Liu Qiang