Georgina Drew is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Anthropology and Development Studies at the University of Adelaide in South Australia. From 2011-2013, she served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at The New School’s India China Institute.
Ashok Gurung is the Senior Director of the India China Institute. He was one of the chief designers and coordinators of the Everyday Religion and Sustainable Environments in the Himalaya project. His efforts developed the project into a successful three-year research endeavor with funding from the Henry Luce Foundation. He has recently launched a follow up project entitled The Sacred Himalaya Initiative.
This text serves as an introduction to a special issue introducing the work of scholars associated with the Everyday Religion and Sustainable Environments in the Himalaya project. Included in the discussion is a set of observations on the key themes that brought the research project together, and which orient the submissions in this issue.
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Drew, Georgina and Gurung, Ashok
"Explorations of a Transforming Himalaya: Everyday Religion, Sustainable Environments, and Urban Himalayan Studies,"
HIMALAYA, the Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies: Vol. 36
, Article 9.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.macalester.edu/himalaya/vol36/iss2/9