Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya
Social Science Baha, the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies & Britain-Nepal Academic Council presents annual conference in Kathmandu.
Depopulating the Himalayan Highlands
Geoff Childs, Sienna Craig, Cynthia M. Beall, and Buddha Basnyat Abstract Communities that have thrived for centuries in Nepal’s rugged mountain environments are facing rapid population declines caused by the outmigration of youths, both males and females in nearly equal numbers, who are sent by parents to distant boarding schools and monasteries for secular and […]
Mediating the Global by Heather Hindman
Transnational business people, international aid workers, and diplomats are all actors on the international stage working for organizations and groups often scrutinized by the public eye. But the very lives of these global middlemen and women are relatively unstudied. Mediating the Global takes up the challenge, uncovering the day-to-day experiences of elite foreign workers and […]
Himalayan Passages: Tibetan and Newar Studies in Honor of Hubert Decleer
Edited by Benjamin Bogin and Andrew Quintman Wisdom Publications (Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism), 384 pages, color ill. Over decades, Hubert Decleer has introduced hundreds of American undergraduates to Tibetan culture in India, Nepal, and China. Here, as a tribute to him, a number of his students who have gone on to hold professorships […]