Anthropology field school in the Himalayas: health focus

Himalayan Health Exchange (HHE) is organizing an anthropological field expedition to India from June 24 till July 15, 2013.  Through an independent study/fieldwork in a remote Himalayan Tibetan Borderland, HHE will offer students a practical approach to the study of India and the Himalayan culture in a socio-cultural, medical and religious context.  During their journey, team members will attend a 7-day medical clinic camp and have the opportunity to investigate local history, religious beliefs and practices, modern human adaptations, regional effects of globalization and monastic life. In addition, through trekking and camping in remote areas, they will participate in the interconnectedness of the magnificent natural environment with a daily local existence. This first-hand experience will be accompanied by daily academic lectures and research assistance.

For details, please contact:   Himalayan Health Exchange: info@himalayanhealth.com or see www.himalayanhealth.com.

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