Category: Arunachal Pradesh

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Comparative anthropology of Buddhism workshop: Buddhism and spirit cults

Organized as a collaboration between the Centre for Himalayan Studies and the Southeast Asia Centre units of the French CNRS, a series of day-long thematic workshops in the comparative anthropology of Buddhism is held...

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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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“Negotiating Ethnicity: Politics and Display of Cultural Identities in Northeast India”, Vienna 4-6 July 2013

Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies of the University of Vienna, Austrian Academy of Sciences (Institute for Social Anthropology and Phonogrammarchiv), Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) Submission deadline for abstracts: 31st...

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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...

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Report on workshop: ‘Performing Identity: Ethnicity and Ethno-nationalism in the South-east Asian Borderland Region of North-east India’.

The workshop titled ‘Performing Identity: Ethnicity and Ethno-nationalism in the South-east Asian Borderland Region of North-east India’ was held 15-17 Dec. 2011 in Göttingen, Germany. It was hosted by the Department of Social and...