Publications

ASIA has always considered publications as one of the pillars of Public Awareness.

All the publications gather articles of scholars and experts of different subjects like environmental protection, medicine, art, nomadism, architecture and so forth.

Throug these publications ASIA wants to pursue the aim of protecting and safeguarding Tibetan culture, both in Tibet and in the West.

Tibet. Art. Now. Tibetan Art between Tradition and Modernity (2011)

Tibet. Art. Now. Tibetan Art between Tradition and Modernity is the title of the exhibition helded in Palazzo Nerucci in Castel del Piano From the 14th of July to the 7th of August 2011. The catalogue presents a collection of the art works shown in the exhibition.

If you want to order a copy of the catalogue please write to: comunicazione@asia-ngo.org

The Mahakala Temple of Galingteng (2011)

The Mahakala Temple of Galingteng describes the project of restoration of the bright mural paintings in the temple of Galingteng.

If you want to order a copy of the catalogue please write to: comunicazione@asia-ngo.org

Tibetan arts in transition - A Journey through Theatre, Cinema and Painting (2009)

A group of artists, painters and filmmakers, aware that culture and development are reflected into arts, are trying to unravel another aspect of Tibet, more suitable to reality and less mystified. This is the topic of a project of public awareness described in this publication.

If you want to order a copy of the catalogue please write to: comunicazione@asia-ngo.org

Restoration and Protection of Cultural Heritage in Historical Cities of Asia between Modernity and Tradition (2007)

During the centuries, Tibetan people has developed a particular architectural tradition, created to protect the inhabitants of the Tibetan plateau from the cold and inhospitable weather.

If you want to order a copy of the catalogue please write to: comunicazione@asia-ngo.org

Once upon a time...Tibet (2007)

Walking around Lhasa, the historical capital of Tibet, Grandpa Dawa narrates to his niece Pema how Tibet has changed in the last centuries.
Narrating the history of Lhasa is not just a way to let people know more about the tragic events which have afflicted Tibet, but it also raises some questions about the possibility to implement a sustainable develop,ent based on acknowledgement of the individual and population cultural specificities.

If you want to order a copy of the catalogue please write to: comunicazione@asia-ngo.org

Himalaya - Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (2004)

The booklet gathers the speeches of the seminar “Himalaya: environment, culture and sustainable development”, held in Rome in 2004.

The seminar represented an important moment for discussing the relationship man – environment in the particular reality of the Himalayan region.

Tibetan Nomads - in Italian (2003)

Tibetan nomads are the heirs of an extraordinary cultural heritage deeply rooted into the most ancient Asian history. During the centuries they have developed an interesting and complex high altitude farming tradition, getting adapted to the extremely demanding geographical context of the highest and widest plateau on earth.

Il tesoro celeste - L'arte tibetana della medicina - in Italian (2000)

Tibetan medical science represents one of the most important aspects of Tibetan civilization. This knowledge is still nowadays passed on and practiced in all the Himalayan regions of Tibetan culture, an area of more than 3.800.000 square kilometres, extending from Ladakh to the Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Gansu.

If you want to order a copy of the catalogue please write to: comunicazione@asia-ngo.org