Category: geography

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A network of researchers for Nepal

Following the terrible earthquake that hit Nepal in April and May of this year, a large number of researchers, academics and students based in French institutions and specializing in the study of Nepalese societies...

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Borders, Ethnicity and Critical Scholarship

For some ten years, my work has focused on border politics and identity, ethnicity and state-society relations in China, giving rise to intensive fieldwork in the Gyalrong region of Sichuan province. These issues are...

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Conference: Nepal & the Himalaya

organised by Social Science Baha, Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, Britain-Nepal Academic Council & Centre for Himalayan Studies-CNRS CALL FOR PAPERS The Fourth Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya 22-24 July,...

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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...