ICIMOD Trans-Himalayan Environmental Humanities workshop: "Integrating Indigenous Mountain Knowledge, Modern Sciences, and Global Endeavours for a Sustainable Himalayan Region"

Kunming, China
From: 03.11.2019 to: 05.11.2019

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), through its Himalayan University Consortium (HUC), will host an innovative workshop which approaches environmental sustainability in the Hindu Hush Himalaya (HKH) region through the lenses of the social sciences and humanities. The workshop will showcase the latest studies on water, climate change and sustainable living in the greater Himalayan region in the context of the Anthropocene – the geological age of humans – in which most environmental changes are human-induced. This workshop will bring together indigenous knowledge, modern science and the global sustainability discourse to comprehensively approach this topic.

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