HeemSchool

Himalayan Field School on Environment, Culture and Society (HeemSchool)

 Introduction

The Himalayan Field School on Environment, Culture and Society (HeemSchool) is designed to provide a unique practice-oriented, culturally diverse, and intellectually stimulating learning experience on environment and the society in the Himalayas.

Facilitated by a team of well-recognised professionals, community leaders and researchers, the HeemSchool will enable participants to understand and engage with a wide range of Himalayan issues and realities.

Himalayas is an open university for people from around the world to learn how people and communities are living with climate change, disaster risks, political transitions, institutional transformations, building resilience and at the same time suffering vulnerability and social exclusion. The HeemSchool will expose you to the exceptionally rich local history of people can culture and take you throughthe diverse range of innovations that have helped communities to live with the change in such difficult mountainous environment.

 

 

Why this School? The Himalayan Field School on Environment, Culture and Society (HeemSchool) is designed to provide a unique practice-oriented, culturally diverse, and intellectually stimulating learning experience on environment and the society in the Himalayas. Facilitated by a team of well-recognised professionals, community leaders and researchers, the HeemSchool will enable participants to understand and engage with a wide range of Himalayan issues and realities. Himalayas is an open university for people from around the world to learn how people and communities are living with climate change, disaster risks, political transitions, institutional transformations, building resilience and at the same time suffering vulnerability and social exclusion. The HeemSchool will expose you to the exceptionally rich local history of people can culture and take you through the diverse range of innovations that have helped communities to live with the change in such difficult mountainous environment.