Video Highlights: Lobsang Sangay on What's Next for Tibet

Lobsang Sangay and Jamie Metzl on stage at the Asia Society in New York on July 19, 2011.

Dr. Lobsang Sangay, the newly elected Kalon Tripa (or Prime Minister) of the Tibetan Government in Exile, appeared at the Asia Society in New York on Tuesday in conversation with an old friend from Harvard Law School — Asia Society Executive Vice President Jamie Metzl. One writer covering the event called Sangay — who was born in India and has never set foot in Tibet — "charming, extremely intelligent ... [and] absolutely dedicated." Sangay is the political heir to the Dalai Lama, who has announced his plans to step out of the political spotlight.

You can watch the complete footage of Sangay's Asia Society appearance and read our event summary, but we have also isolated some smaller video highlights for you below.


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This post originally appeared on Asia Blog.