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FLAS Fellows

FLAS Fellow

Degree: MA, Asian Studies

Language: Nepali

Research Interests: Nepal and the Himalayas, the intersectionality of tourism and development, and the politics and economics of expedition mountaineering

FLAS Fellow

Degree: PhD, City and Regional Planning

Language: Malayalam

Research Interests: Environment & migration, displacement & dispossession, land governance & human rights, reconciling rural livelihoods & biodiversity conservation, and mountain ecosystems

FLAS Fellow

Degree: PhD, Anthropology

Language: Urdu

Research Interests: Agriculture, apple cultivation and climate change in the Western Himalayas, and the social, environmental, and political-economic conditions surrounding labor migration in South Asia

FLAS Fellow

Degree: MA, Asian Studies

Language: Nepali

Research Interests: China One-Belt-One-Road engagement in South Asia, comparative politics, transitional democracies, economic development, and legal dispute resolution mechanisms

FLAS Fellow

Degree: PhD, Music

Language: Persian

Research interests: Time and form in Persian moosiqi sonati, 20th-century and contemporary music in Iran, theatricality and absence, and empathy and vulnerability in creation and performance

FLAS Fellow

Degree: MRP, City and Regional Planning

Language: Hindi

Research Interests: International development planning focusing in South Asia, community-based planning and informality, urban infrastructure planning, and the provision and management of basic services