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LIU Qi | "Diqing Model": the Formation of a Pluralistic Society

Release Date: 2017/4/1 15:03:04

 

Theme:

"Diqing Model": the Formation of a Pluralistic Society

 and its Social Mechanism

 

Lecturer:

LIU Qi | East China Normal University

Date&Time:

9:30 am,Tuesday, 11 April, 2017

Venue:

Room 304, Building 4, Zhijiang Campus, Zhejiang University

 


 

Yunnan Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious region. For long, people of different ethnic groups and different religious beliefs have coexisted and built an inclusive pluralistic society.

 

This talk aims to summarize the "Diqing Experience", in which multi-ethnic, multi-religious groups coexist harmoniously, find out the causes for its formation, and to explore its implications for us. It is argued that the formation of this social ecology is not only related to the specific geographical location and historical process of the Diqing area, but also the support of specific social mechanism. Thus, the speaker tried to reflect on the traditional "ethnicity", and "nationality" concepts, and discuss the significance of "Diqing experience" for us to understand today's ethnic problems.

 

LIU Qi | Liu Qi is from Associate Research Institute of Anthropology, East China Normal University. Her main research interests are anthropological theories and methods, ethnic issues, China’s southwest regional studies and so on. Her works include: Life of History : Historical Ethnography of the Early Twentieth Century Deqin Politics , Migrant Workers' Churches on the City Verge : on "Charisma" , and so on

 

LIU Qi | "Diqing Model": the Formation of a Pluralistic Society and its Social Mechanism

 

 

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