Mount Kailash in Western Tibet is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists, and the local Bön religion. The sources of the Indus, Sutlej, Ganga, and Brahmaputra Rivers are all found in close proximity to it. (Ruth Gamble)
The Australian Himalaya Research Network is a group of Himalaya-focused researchers working across universities in Australia. Our research examines the combined challenges of nationalism, state-making, cultural transformation, environmental destruction and the minoritization of Himalayan people. Read more
Plastic bottles from tourists cover the environment in Ladakh, India. (Ruth Gamble)
- The Australian Himalaya Research Network wins two New Colombo Plan grants!The UWA political science and international relations discipline has received 115,500 dollars in funding through the New Colombo Plan for its students to visit India and Mongolia.
- Join the Australian Himalaya Research Network!The Australian Himalaya Research Network is issuing an open call for membership among Humanities and Social Sciences scholars in Australian universities working on the Himalayan region! The Australian Himalaya Research Network examines… Read more: Join the Australian Himalaya Research Network!
- Citizen Multilingualism: Communication During the COVID-19 Pandemic in NepalPrem Phyak explores how citizen multilingualism addressed the linguademic in Nepal.
Indian soldiers boarding ferry boats on the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam. (Alexander Davis)
The Lhasa-Chengdu Railway under construction along the Yarlung Zangpo River in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. (Ruth Gamble)