13. Agency as Resistance and Cultural Maintenance
Power and Agency in the Lives of Contemporary Tibetan Nuns - An Intersectional Study - Mitra Härkönen
Mitra Härkönen [+]
University of Helsinki
Mitra Härkönen is a researcher and lecturer at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki, Finland.
In addition to open resistance, there is also more subtle opposition. The interviews suggest that the Tibetan monastic institution has maintained its significance for the Tibetans interviewed because it is used on behalf of “cultural defence” and “cultural transition.”