Fellowship for Himalayan Scholars - due 4/22 (extended)

Senior Fellowship Award

The Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) annually awards a Senior Fellowships for the support of short-term research or other scholarly projects that will advance knowledge of the Himalaya-Karakoram-Hindukush regions. The fellowship will support work focusing on any aspect of Himalayan studies. Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent terminal degree in the arts by the time of submission to be eligible.
The application deadline is April 22 April 15, 2016 with an anticipated award date of mid-May, 2016.

Member book, Shneiderman, Rituals of Ethnicity: Thangmi Identities Between Nepal and India

Dear Colleagues,

I'm pleased to announce the recent publication of my book:

Shneiderman, Sara. 2015. Rituals of Ethnicity: Thangmi Identities Between Nepal and India. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 328 pages, 24 B/W Illustrations, Cloth ISBN 978-0-8122-4683-4 Ebook ISBN 978-0-8122-9100-1

CFP Himalayan Studies Conference (Austin, TX, February 2016)

The Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) is pleased to announce that its 4th annual conference will be held at the University of Texas at Austin, February 25 – 28, 2016. The conference is hosted by the South Asia Institute and convened by Dr. Heather Hindman.

Participation in the conference is restricted to members of the ANHS.

Call for contributors The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture

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Call for contributors The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture

Date Submitted: 2015-02-12
Announcement ID: 220352

Dear Colleague,

I would like to invite you to contribute to The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture. Please feel free to pass along to colleagues that might be interested in contributing to the encyclopedia.

Recent reviews of China-related dissertations

Dissertation Reviews (http://dissertationreviews.org) features friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended and unpublished dissertations in more than 20 fields in the humanities and social sciences. The following are reviews of China-related dissertations, as well as articles from our ‘Fresh from the Archive’ and ‘Talking Shop’ series, from December 2014 to January 2015.

 

CONF Articulating Ethnicity: Language and the Boundaries of the Himalayas, University at Buffalo, April 18, 2015

 
Articulating Ethnicity: Language and the Boundaries of the Himalayas

University at Buffalo Foundations of South Asian Studies Research Workshop

April 18, 2015

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

280 Park Hall, University at Buffalo, SUNY, North Campus

Free and open to the public (registration required http://j.mp/HimalayaConf)

Lifelines - Short video portrait from the Indian Himalayas

We are pleased to announce the release of a short (15 minute) video documentary, titled ‘Lifelines’. Based on our research in the Indian Himalayas, this is one man’s story of juggling responsibilities and fighting for dreams, both for himself and his community. 

www.lifelinesfilm.com

With thanks and best wishes,

Jane Dyson and Craig Jeffrey
School of Geography and the Environment
University of Oxford

jane.dyson@ouce.ox.ac.uk

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