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Austin Lord: Making a ‘Hydropower Nation’: Subjectivity, Mobility, and Work in the Nepalese Hydroscape
As the production of Nepal’s hydropower future continues to intensify, more Nepalis are becoming ayojaanale prabhabit manchhe or ‘project-affected people.’ Focused on projects under construction in the upper watersheds of the Trishuli and Tamakoshi rivers, this photo essay evaluates overlapping and uneven pa...
Sam Cowan: All Change at Rasuwa Garhi
Sam Cowan first visited the historic crossing point between Nepal and Tibet at Rasuwa Garhi in October 2006. He revisited the place in March 2013. In the same month he also visited the existing road crossing between Nepal and the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) at Friendship Bridge to see the changes taking place there and...
Austin Lord: Photos of Nepal
Austin Lord is a graduate student at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, focusing in political ecology and environmental anthropology. He is currently in Nepal conducting research on changing conditions of mobility in watersheds affected by hydropower development. Prior to ...