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Published on Monday, November 26, 2007


Le but de ces trois journées réunissant des chercheurs internationaux de différentes disciplines est de faire le point sur les recompositions territoriales en cours dans l'Himalaya indien et népalais, au vu des évolutions démographiques, politiques et sociales récentes.


Territorial changes and territorial restructurings in the Himalayas

17-18-19 décembre 2007

Journées organisées par l'UPR 299 avec le soutien du CNRS, du Programme d'échanges franco-indiens (Maison des Sciences de l'Homme) et du programme « Langues, cultures et territoires du Nord-Est indien » (ANR).

Lundi 17 Décembre 2007

10h Accueil

10h30 Territorial Changes and Territorial Restructurings in the Himalayas
Joëlle Smadja (CNRS, UPR 299, France)
Boundary-Making and Border Practices, from the State to the Village
Discutant : Jean-Luc Racine (CNRS)

11h15 Northern Areas of Pakistan: Boundary-making and Border Practices
Hermann Kreutzmann (Freie Universität Berlin, Allemagne)

12h The territorialization of political life in the Northeastern India
Sanjib Baruah (Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Inde)

Repas 13h-14h30

14h30 Borders in the Eastern Himalayas: perceived, created and imposed
Michael Kollmair (ICIMOD, Népal) (sous réserve)

15h15 Understanding Uttarakhand: Some Geographical Observations
Shekhar Pathak (Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Inde)

Pause 16h-16h30

16h30 Defining Community: A Historical Study of Territory and Transformation in the Western Himalayas
Chetan Singh (Himachal Pradesh University, Inde)

17h15 Shifting identities and shifting territories in some Northeast Indian cases
Philippe Ramirez (CNRS, France)

Mardi 18 décembre 2007
Communities, Identities and Claimed Territories

Discutantes : Véronique Bouillier (CNRS), Gisèle Krauskopff (CNRS)

10h Territorial Changes within the Nepal people’s War
Marie Lecomte-Tilouine (CNRS, France)

10h45 Cultural territoriality in the context of Nepal: Some examples from the Adivasi/ Janajati and Madhese Groups
Dilli Ram Dahal (Tribhuvan University, Népal)

11h30 From the "Corner of the Country" to the "Model District": the Vicissitudes of Kham-Magar history (Western Nepal)
Anne de Sales (CNRS, France)

Repas 12h30-14h

14h Transforming Territories in an Urban Context: the Kathmandu Valley (Nepal)
Gérard Toffin (CNRS, France)

14h45 Redefining Identity and Territory. Multiple forms of mobility and itineraries among the Tamang of Central Nepal
Blandine Ripert (CNRS, France)

Pause 15h30-16h

16h Tamuwan in the imagination of Gurungs
Krishna Hachhethu (Tribhuvan University, Népal)

16h45 Rai Villages as Ritual Entities
Martin Gaenszle (Universität Wien, Autriche)

Mercredi 19 décembre 2007
Resources Management, Development, Mobility

Discutants : Olivia Aubriot (CNRS), Frédéric Landy (Université Paris X)

10h People, Power and Water: Tracking the Traffic Between Hills and Plains in North India Amita Baviskar (Delhi University, Inde)

10h45 Reserved Areas, National Politics and Local Resistances: The Case of the Dzongu Lepcha Reservation in Sikkim (India)
Brigitte Steinmann (Université de Lille, France)

11h30 From Remote area to Thoroughfare of Globalisation: Shifting Territorialisations of Development and Border Peasantry in Nepal
Ben Campbell (Durham University, Grande-Bretagne)

Repas 12h30-14h

14h Territorial identity: recently emerging voices to solve socio-economic and environmental development problems in Nepal
Narendra Khanal (Tribhuvan University, Népal)

14h45 From resource management to territorial management: the forest users groups of Nepal enters in politics
Denis Blamont (CNRS, France)

Pause 15h30-16h

16h "The Island of Kharnak": the New Territory of "Those Who Have Come Down" from Changthang (Eastern Ladakh)
Pascale Dollfus (CNRS, France)

16h45 Between home and abroad: widening territories of Nepalese migrants Tristan Bruslé (CNRS, France)


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  • Monday, December 17, 2007
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2007
  • Wednesday, December 19, 2007


  • Himalaya, territoire, Inde, Népal


  • Tristan Bruslé
    courriel : tristan [dot] brusle [at] cnrs [dot] fr

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  • Tristan Bruslé
    courriel : tristan [dot] brusle [at] cnrs [dot] fr


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