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Himalayan and Central Asian Studies


(Quarterly being published regularly since 1997)

Editor : Prof. K. Warikoo

  • The Journal is devoted to the study of various issues pertaining to the Himalayan and trans-Himalayan region in South and Central Asia or parts thereof, connected with its environment, resources, histry, art and culture, languge and literature, demography, social stucture, communication, tourism, regional developement, governance, human rights, geopolitics etc.

  • While the principal concern of the journal is on its focal area, i.e. from Afganistan to Mayanmar including the Central Asian Republics of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan; China; Mangolia; Nepal; Bhutan and the Indian Himalayan states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttaranchal and North East states; papers with the broard sweep addressing enviromental, social, cultural, economic, geopolitical and human rights issues are also covered.

  • The objective is to make a scientific appraisal of the issues confronting the Himalayan and adjoining region in South and Cenral Asia or parts thereof, and to make spacific policy oriented studies and need based recommendations as the means to promote the human, educational and economic advancement of the peoples of the region besides preserving and enriching their ethno-cultural, literary and historical heritage. Promotion of human rights, social justice, peace, harmony and national integration are the other key areas in which the Himalayan Research and Cultural Foundation has been active.


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Contributions for Subscriptions/Publication of articles and books for review and any enquiries should be addressed to:

Prof. K. Warikoo
Secretary General
Himalayan Research and Cultural Foundation
B-6/86, Safdarjung Enclave
New Delhi-110029 (India)
Tel.: +91-11-26742763, 41651969
Email: kwarikoo@gmail.com

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Prof. Harish Kapur
Professor Emeritus
Graduate Institute of
International Studies Geneva

Rajiv K. Bhatia
Director General
Indian Council of World Affairs
Sapru House
New Delhi

Prof.Vitaly Naumkin
Insitute of Oriental Studies
Moscow (Russia)

Prof. Devendra Kaushik
Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
Dr. Lokesh Chandra
International Academy of
Indian Culture
New Delhi (India)

Prof. Priyankar Upadhyaya
Malaviya Centre for Peace
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi (India)

Prof. Kh. Umarov
Head, Institute of Economy
and Development
Tajik Academy of Sciences
Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dr. Sanjyot Mehendale
Executive Director
Caucasus and Central Asia Program
University of California
Berkeley, USA

Prof. R. S. Yadav
Department of Political Science
Kurukshetra University
Haryana (India)

Prof. T.S. Sarao
Department of Buddhist Studies
University of Delhi
Delhi (India)
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