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September 2022
WITHERING HIMALAYA
a symposium on
addressing the challenges facing
the mountains and its people
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NEXT MONTH : EXPLORING MUSLIM INDIA
symposium participants
THE PROBLEM
Posed
by
P
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r
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g
H
e
g
d
e
,
activist,
Chipko/Appiko
movement,
organic
farmer
and freelance journalist, Uttara Kannada
CENTRALITY OF HIMALAYA TO SOUTH ASIAN LIVES
Shekhar
P
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t
h
a
k
,
historian
and
writer;
Editor,
'Pahar',
Nainital
THE NORTHERN YARDSTICK
Kanak
Mani
Dixit,
publisher,
editor
and
writer;
founder
'Himal',
Kathmandu
MY HIMALAYAN JOURNEY
Vandana
Shiva,
scholar,
environmental
activist,
food
sovereignty
advocate,
Dehradun
SHRINKING PASTORAL SPACES
H
e
r
m
a
n
n
K
r
e
u
t
z
m
a
n
n
,
Professor
Emeritus,
Geographer,
Institute
of
Geographic
Sciences, Freie Universitaet Berlin
TRASHING THE HIMALAYA
Ravi
Chopra,
Former
Director,
People's
Science
Institute,
Dehradun
CASE FOR A FRESH DIALOGUE WITH THE MOUNTAINS
Sudhirendar
Sharma,
environment
writer
and
development
critic,
Delhi
UNDERSTANDING SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSITIONS IN THE MOUNTAINS
Jayanta
Bandyopadhyay,
retired
Professor,
IIM
Calcutta
GLOBALIZATION AND FOOD FUTURES IN LADAKH
Helena
N
o
r
b
e
r
g
-
H
o
d
g
e
,
Founder
Director,
Local
Futures,
UK/Australia;
Co-founder,
Ladakh
Ecological
Development
Group
and
Women's
Alliance
of
Ladakh,
Leh
PROBLEMS OF A MODEL STATE
Kulbhushan
Upmanyu,
activist
of
the
Chipko
movement;
Founder,
Himalaya
Bachao Samiti, Chamba
A HIMALAYAN CONUNDRUM IN ARUNACHAL
Mibi
Ete,
Junior
Researcher,
Centre
for
Development
Research,
University
of
Bonn;
and
Tongam
Rina,
journalist,
'Arunachal
Times',
Itanagar
IS THE HIMALAYA IN DEEP CRISIS?
Prem
Das
Rai,
Former
Member
of
Parliament,
Lok
Sabha
(
2
0
0
9
-
2
0
1
9
)
;
President,
Integrated
Mountain
Initiative
(IMI),
Sikkim
DALIT PUSHBACK IN UTTARAKHAND
BOOKS
Reviewed
by
Ajaya
Dixit
and
Debarati
Banerjee
Rajesh
Joshi,
Delhi-based
independent
journalist
and
former
editor,
BBC
radio
(Hindi)