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Himalayan Studies Fellowships


2023 Winners

The Association of Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) was pleased to award 1 post-PhD Fellowship and 2 pre-PhD Fellowships in Himalayan Studies this year, each with a prize of $1,500 USD. ANHS offers its congratulations to:

  1. Post-PhD fellow - Diya Mehra, Department of Sociology (South Asian University, New Delhi, India) 
  2. Pre-PhD fellows: Shubhanga Panday, Department of History (University of California Los Angeles, US) and Hanna Geschewski, Department of Human Geography (Bergen University, Norway). 

This year's competition yielded an outstanding group of proposals representing 18 disciplines submitted by applicants from around the world.

In addition to Himalayan Studies Fellowships, ANHS offers the James Fisher Prize for First Books on the Himalayan Region and the Dor Bahadur Bista Prize for the Best Graduate Student Paper.

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