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History: Nepal: Changing Communities

HST 095 TR1 (CRN: 60394)

6 Credit Hours

For crosslists see: ANTH 095 TR1 GEOG 095 TR1 GRS 095 TR1

HST 095 TR1 is a travel-study program.

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About HST 095 TR1

In this off-campus program, we will explore the history of the Mustang region of Nepal to understand how global forces are affecting geographically remote communities. Based in one of the most inaccessible sections of Nepal, on the border with Tibet, the program will introduce students to a community undergoing profound transitions,?culturally, socially, politically, linguistically, and religiously. Through a two-week initial orientation in Burlington, and then four weeks in Nepal, we will examine how this Tibetan Buddhist area has adapted to those changes, and what strategies have emerged for facing further changes in the future.

Instructor

Abigail McGowan ()

Notes

Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014 Instructor permission required; Travel Dates: May 28 - June 20, 2014; Program fee: $4960 Cross listed w/GEOG 095 TR1/ANTH 095 TR1/GRS 095 TR1; Meets on campus May 19-May 28 9 am to 5pm Monday-Friday Rowell 102; Post work from June 20-June 27

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