Category: environment

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New Book: Pastures of Change, by Gillian Tan: Resilient Nomads

  Pastures of Change: Contemporary Adaptations and Transformations among Nomadic Pastoralists of Eastern Tibet, Gillian Tan. Springer International Publishing, 2018 (Studies in Human Ecology and Adaptation).   Tan’s latest book can be read along...

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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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Jean Rouch International Film Festival: Tibet

Since its beginnings, one of the recurring components of the annual Jean Rouch International Film Festival in Paris is a series of screenings entitled “Regards comparés” (something that we could perhaps translate as “Our...

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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...