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Highland Asia

The highlands of Asia, from the Pamirs to the eastern slopes of the Himalayas, are my primary field of research. Currently, I am leading the project Remoteness & Connectivity: Highland Asia in the World(2015-2020). Our aim is to gain a better comparative understanding of seemingly remote mountain areas and their significance in the world. Prior to this endeavour, I was working on a post-doc project entitled Neighbouring China, in which I was concerned with the question what China’s rise means for its immediate neighbours – the dozens of minorities living directly along its borders. This thematic section of the blog includes materials from both of these research projects.

10 July 2012

Village Meeting

When to harvest, what to do about the glacier lake flood, and how not to be rude to two Nepali NGO workers.

Halji, Limi, Nepal

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