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Mr. Namkha Tsering

Subject Matter Specialist (Tibetan Language),
School of International Cooperation, Security and Strategic Languages (SICSSL)

About Mr. Namkha Tsering

Mr. Namkha Tsering is a Subject Matter Specialist (Tibetan Language) at the School of International Cooperation, Security, and Strategic Languages (SICSSL) since October 2023. He has previously worked as a Translator and Announcer of the Tibetan unit of the External Service Division, All India Radio, New Delhi, and as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi.

Mr. Namkha Tsering is currently a PhD candidate at the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and the recipient of the AET Scholarship of Excellence, AET France through the Department of Education, CTA. He also is awarded the M.Phil degree from the same center for his dissertation titled “Minority Nationalities and the Statist Narrative on Tibet in History Textbooks.” He has a Master’s degree in Modern History from the School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and a bachelor’s degree in History Honors from Kirori Mal College of Delhi University, New Delhi.

Mr. Namkha has made several paper presentations at National and International conferences, including a paper titled “History and Nationalism: Chinese School Textbook and Representation of Tibetan Historical Identity” at the Sixth International Seminar of Young Tibetologist(ISYT), University of Virginia, United States, 1-5th August 2022; and another titled “Applying a Post-Modern Understanding of History to the Polemical Historical Narratives of the Sino-Tibetan Conflict” at International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS), Paris, 7-13 July 2019.

His area of interest includes Tibetan and Chinese Historiography, Tibetan and Chinese nationalism, nation-building, identity creation, ethnic relations in China, and history education in nation-building, among many others.

  • Tsering, Namkha (2024), “Tibetan Nationalist historiography: A critical examination of Empire to Stateless Polity”, Society and Politics Vol. 14 / No.1 / 2024, ISSN : 2248-9479
  • Tsering, Namkha ( 1-5th August 2022 ) Chinese School Textbook and Representation of Tibetan Historical Identity” at the Sixth International Seminar of Young Tibetologist(ISYT), University of Virginia, United States
  • Tsering, Namkha ( 7-13 July 2019 ) “Applying a Post-Modern Understanding of History to the Polemical Historical Narratives of the Sino-Tibetan Conflict” at International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS), Paris
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