Category: Bhutan

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New Book: Masquerades in the Himalayas

Masquerades in the Himalayas : the virtues of laughter An original and beautifully illustrated book by Pascale Dollfus and Gisèle Krauskopff is out: With its lively skeletons and walking dead, ancient bawdy characters and...

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“Himalayan Connections” workshop report

The interdisciplinary workshop “Himalayan Connections: Disciplines, Geographies, Trajectories”, convened by Andrew Quintman (Religious Studies) and Sara Shneiderman (Anthropology), both Yale faculty members as well as core members of the Yale Himalaya Initiative, was held...

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Sacred Topography and Cultural Transfers in the Himalayas

Symposium University of Vienna, Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Seminar Room 1 24-25 May 2013 (Organization: Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mathes) This symposium is part of the larger research project (or “doctoral...

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International Symposium: Women as Visionaries, Healers and Poisoners

Women as Visionaries, Healers and Poisoners Autnomous Female Religious Specialists in Tibet, the Himalayas and Inner Asia May 3-5, 2013 Central Asian Seminar, Institute for Asian and African Stdies, Humboldt University Berlin This workshop...

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Digital Himalaya – An Online Archive

The Digital Himalaya Project is a collection, storage and dissemination portal for scholarly content and research findings about the Himalayan region. The project was established in December 2000 in the Department of Social Anthropology...