Symposium “Across the Himalayas” at the South Asia Conference 2018
Join us at the South Asia Conference in Madison, Wisconsin!
South Asia Conference Schedule
On Thursday, October 11: “Across the Himalayas” – This Symposium will discuss intellectual and physical borders/boundaries in the Himalayas.
On Friday, Oct. 12: Several panels focus on South Asian highlands-
SESSION PANEL NAME (Organizer)
THE SINO-INDIAN RELATIONSHIP IN SOUTH ASIA AND BEYOND (Lars Tore Flåten, Organizer);
CAPITALISM IN THE HIMALAYAS (Dan Hirslund & Andrew Nelson);
REGIME AND RITUAL IN POST-MONARCHY NEPAL (Christoph Emmrich);
GENDERED SOUTH ASIAN MOBILITIES (Bob Beazley);
SACRED SPACES, RITUALS AND OBJECTS OF WORSHIP OF THE BUDDHIST NEWARS IN NEPAL (Gudrun Buhnemann);
PEOPLE AND ENVIRONMENT IN THE GREATER HIMALAYA (Teri Allendorf);
THE INFRASTRUCTURAL BRIDGE: METHODOLOGICAL DEVICES AND CONCEPTUAL TOOLS (Galen Murton);
CULTURAL CHOREOGRAPHY OF KASHMIR (Ayesha Habib);
KASHMIR PRE-47 (Dean Accardi);
WRITING KASHMIR FROM ‘NOW’: TOWARDS GRASPING ONTOLOGY OF THE PRESENT IN KASHMIR-MAKING (Rafiq Pirzada);
On Saturday, Oct. 13:
POLITICS AND PROTEST IN LITERATURES OF NEPAL (K. Rajbhandari, Organizer);
INSURGENCY, COUNTER INSURGENCY AND POST-INSURGENCY IN …NEPAL AND INDIA (Shivaji Mukherjee, Organizer);
SOVEREIGNTY AND LIMINALITY IN NORTHEAST INDIA (Sravana Borkataky-Varma)
BAATO (“Road”), a film about people living near planned roads.