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Himalayan Studies Conference in Colorado

1-4 September 2017 in Colorado, USA
The Himalayan Studies Conference V will be held 1-4 September 2017 at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA. The conference is organized by the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) and hosted by the Tibet Himalaya Intiative at CU Boulder. Participation is restricted to members of the ANHS.

 Keynote speakers for HSC V will be the author Manjushree Thapa, whose works of fiction and non-fiction explore current events in Nepal and themes of war and peace, development and diaspora, and the scholar and writer Lama Jabb, Research Fellow at Oxford University, whose research focuses on modern Tibetan literature and its interface with oral traditions.

Participation is restricted to members of the ANHS. Visit ANHS online to become a member.

Some of the panels will be: 

  • A Critical Analysis of Gender-based Violence in Nepal
  • A Yogi and a Yeti Walk into a Bar
  • Affect in Tibetan Poetry and Songs
  • Buddhist Ritual in Constituting Himalayan Communities
  • Change, Inequality, and Development in Nepal
  • Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in Tibet and the Himalayas​
  • Community Forestry in Nepal

There will be a pre-conference session for graduate students with Charles Ramble of Oxford University and CU Boulder Faculty. It will include presentations on the various phases of graduate research and time to workshop grant proposals and other materials in small groups. 

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