Yale Himalaya Initiative

environment | livelihood | culture


Tue, 11/14/2017
Tue, 10/17/2017

On October 11th, Dr. Ruth Gamble of La Trobe University joined YHI to deliver a seminar on the Yarlung Tsangpo River. Her work... more

Mon, 04/24/2017

Dr. Georgina Drew from the University of Adelaide in South Australia discussed the role of religion in the political ecology of Himalayan... more

Fri, 03/17/2017

Yale Himalaya Initiative (YHI) is the first interdisciplinary initiative in North America that looks at the Himalayan region as a trans-regional whole. YHI partnered... more

Thu, 12/08/2016

Pasang Yangjee Sherpa, an anthropologist from Nepal, joined the... more

Tue, 10/11/2016

Ming Xue is currently a post-doctoral research scholar at the American Museum of Natural History, New York City, and a... more

Fri, 10/07/2016
After an expedition to Everest, Juan Pablo decided to resign from the World Bank to lead the Colombian team
to reach the highest peak of each... more
Tue, 09/06/2016

At a time when most sculptures of Tibetan deities are mass-produced, and machine-made by... more

Fri, 04/22/2016

Karine Gagné is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Department of Anthropology at Yale. Her work examines the intersection between the material environment, embodied... more