Program Name/Title: Himalayan Field School, 2020
Date: 27th January-8th February, 2020
Venue: Kathmandu, Nepal
Brief details of the program:
Himalayan Field School (HFS) is a joint-venture academic course on ‘Law and Development’ conducted by Kathmandu School of Law and University of Sydney, Australia. This program aims to acquaint students from University of Sydney, regarding Nepalese Legal System, approaches to understand the complexity of development, drawing on international law and Nepalese law, as well as on disciplines such as human geography, environment and urban studies, peace and conflict studies, religion, history and politics. In exploring the practice of development in Nepal, the course considers the protection of socio-economic rights (including food, water, housing, and livelihoods), and the impact of development projects on natural resources, human livelihoods, and environmental protection. KSL hosted the 8th edition of HFS from 27th January-8th February, 2020. Total 30 participants from the University of Sydney and KSL participated in the two weeks long program.