The Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) is the oldest academic organization devoted to the study of the Himalaya in the United States. ANHS was founded in 1971 as the Nepal Studies Association with support from the Ford Foundation. In 1999, to reflect a widening member base and area of interest, the association broadened its mandate to cover the entire Himalaya-Karakoram-Hindukush region and adjacent mountain areas of High Asia, and adopted its current name. In 2010, ANHS became a Center in Developing Status with the Council of American Overseas Research Centers to reflect it

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Department of Anthropology
Dartmouth College, 6047 Silsby Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: 603-646-9356
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ANHS Kathmandu Research Center
54 Kantishree Marg, Baluwatar
Kathmandu, Nepal.
Phone: 01-4425797
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