European Bulletin of Himalayan Research

The European Bulletin of Himalayan Research (EBHR) was founded by the late Richard Burghart in 1991 and has appeared twice yearly ever since. It is edited on a rotating basis between France (CNRS), Germany (South Asia Institute) and the United Kingdom (SOAS). From 2014 to 2018, the Editorial Board is based at the South Asia Institute (SAI) in Heidelberg and comprises William Sax (SAI, Managing Editor), Christoph Bergmann (SAI), Christiane Brosius (Karl Jaspers Centre, Heidelberg), Juliane Dame (SAI), Axel Michaels (SAI), Markus Nüsser (SAI), Karin Polit (SAI), Mona Schrempf (Berlin), Anja Wagner (Münster), Astrid Zotter (SAI, Subscriptions and Finances), Heleen Plaisier, and Arik Moran (University of Haifa, Book Reviews Editor).

The EBHR’s contributing editors are Martin van Beek (University of Aarhus), Tone Bleie (University of Tromso), Ben Campbell (University of Durham), Pascale Dollfus (CNRS), Martin Gaenszle (University of Vienna), David Gellner (University of Oxford), Ingemar Grandin (Linkoping University), Ian Harper (University of Edinburgh), Sondra Hausner (University of Oxford), Michael Hutt (SOAS), Marie Lecomte-Tilouine (CNRS), Chiara Letizia (University of Québec, Montréal), Fiona McDonnell (University of Newcastle), Matthew Nelson (SOAS), Judith Pettigrew (University of Limerick), Philippe Ramirez (CNRS), Anne de Sales (CNRS), Sara Shneiderman (University of British Columbia), Surya Subedi (University of Leeds), Mark Turin (University of British Columbia) and Mark Watson (Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh).

If you wish to submit an article for publication in the EBHR, please contact Professor William Sax <> in the first instance.

The Himalayas are taken to include the Karakorum, Hindukush, Ladakh, southern Tibet, Kashmir, north-west India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and north-east India. The subjects covered by the journal range from geography and economics to anthropology, sociology, philology, history, art history, and history of religions. In addition to scholarly articles, EBHR publishes book reviews, reports on research projects, information on Himalayan archives, news of forthcoming conferences, and funding opportunities. Manuscripts submitted are subject to a process of strict peer-reviewing.

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