The book looks at the history of Tibet and its position in international law and at many aspects of the lives of the Tibetan refugees in India, Nepal and Bhutan, as well as of the diaspora in Europe and North America. We attempt an appraisal of the new secular government since 2011 and watch the election campaign 2016.
Dagmar Bernstorff has a long association with India. Between school and university she visited the South-Asian Subcontinent for one year. She studied Political Science with special reference to South Asia at the Universities of Munich, Freiburg i.B., London (SOAS) and received her Dr. phil degree at Freiburg University. Recently Dagmar Bernstorff has studied the Tibetan Exile Community in India. Living in New Delhi she also writes about Indian classical music.