Dr. Chen Bo graduated from Peking University in 2004 and is now a joint assistant professor at the China’s Tibetology Centre and the Anthropology Institute at Sichuan University. His research focuses on Tibetan studies with the perspective of anthropology. His dissertation, Reproducing Shambala, as a result of 13 months of fieldwork at a rural village in central Tibet, was published in 2009. During the last five years, he was granted fellowships to visit University of North Carolina and Duke University at North Carolina, USA, and Nepal for teaching and for fieldworks. His two other books, one about the academic biography of Li An-che, the other about kinship systems and their transformations in the Nepalese Himalayas, will be released soon.