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May 12, 2015
Yale Responds to Nepal Earthquake: ‘Our Commitment Will Continue’ In the days since a deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, causing devastation across a 5...
April 28, 2015
On Saturday, April 25th a massive 7.8 richter scale earthquake hit Nepal. This was the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in 80 years. To date, over 5,000 persons have died, over...
March 6, 2015
The Yale Himalaya Initiative is pleased to announce that His Holiness the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje has been has been awarded Yale’s prestigious Chubb Fellowship...
February 10, 2015
Spanning thousands of miles, and connecting the great Asian powers of China and India, the Himalayan region is among the most ecologically and culturally diverse parts of...
March 25, 2014
The third Association of Nepal and Himalayan Studies Conference was held at Yale University on 14 –16 March, 2014. The conference explored a range of ecological, social and...
October 14, 2013
We are pleased to announce that the video proceedings and report from the workshop Himalayan Connections: Disciplines, Geographies, Trajectories held at Yale University in...
August 21, 2013
The Yale Himalaya Initiative and the University of Virginia were awarded a five-year, $1.42 million grant to preserve the kingdom of Bhutan’s increasingly endangered oral...

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