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RESCHEDULED: Gender Justice in Nepal: Political Power and Dignified Menstruation

RESCHEDULED: Gender Justice in Nepal: Political Power and Dignified Menstruation

“Gender Justice in Nepal: Political Power and Dignified Menstruation” has been scheduled to January 26, 2022 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm PST. Please click the image above for more information about the event and how to register.

Welcome Back Virtual Reception

Welcome Back Virtual Reception

In lieu of an in-person reception, the UBC Himalaya Program is hosting an informal virtual get together for all UBC faculty, staff, and students who are interested in and/or have research commitments in the Himalayan region.

Nepali and Tibetan Language Open Educational Resources (OERs)

Nepali and Tibetan Language Open Educational Resources (OERs)

“Introduction to the Nepali Language” and “Introduction to the Tibetan Language” Open Educational Resources (OERs) are now available!

Updated: UBC Library Himalayan Studies research guide

Updated: UBC Library Himalayan Studies research guide

Image: “Langtang Lirung from Kjangjin Ri” by Mark Horrell is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. The UBC Library Himalayan Studies research guide has been updated to include new UBC faculty publications on the Himalayas and information about the Nepali and Tibetan Open Educational Resources. To access the research guide and to read more, please click […]

Recording Now Available

Recording Now Available

Marking one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, the UBC Himalaya Program is hosting a virtual roundtable discussion with four members of the Tibetan-Canadian community to reflect on how they have responded with care to the pandemic.

Nepali Language in a Community Context (NEPL 390)

Nepali Language in a Community Context (NEPL 390)

Nepali Language in a Community Context (NEPL 390) will run from May 10 to May 21, 2021. Click here to learn more.

Tibetan Language in a Community Context (TIBT 390)

Tibetan Language in a Community Context (TIBT 390)

Tibetan Language in a Community Context (TIBT 390) will run from May 10 to May 21, 2021. Click to learn more.

2021 Nepali and Tibetan Language Student Experience

2021 Nepali and Tibetan Language Student Experience

2021 marked the sixth summer of our intensive, community-engaged Nepali and Tibetan courses. Click on the image to see what happened!

‘A Timely Message from the Cave’: Q&A with Dr. Dagmar Schwerk

‘A Timely Message from the Cave’: Q&A with Dr. Dagmar Schwerk

UBC Himalaya Program Steering Committee member Dr. Dagmar Schwerk’s monograph entitled A Timely Message from the Cave was recently published. We sat down with her to learn more about her work and the research process behind it.

Dates Announced! Nepali and Tibetan Summer Language Courses

Dates Announced! Nepali and Tibetan Summer Language Courses

Nepali Language in a Community Context (NEPL 390A) and Tibetan Language in a Community Context (TIBT 390A) will be offered by the Department of Asian Studies in collaboration with the UBC Himalaya Program from May 10 to May 21 this year! If you are a non-UBC student, resident in Canada, and are interested in taking one of the courses, please apply through UBC’s Access Studies portal by March 15. All non-UBC students must first receive acceptance to UBC through Access Studies before they can register in the course, so please apply as soon as possible.