projects

Langtang chorten
Langtang chorten

HEART is undertaking a project to build a Tibetan Heritage Museum in the village of Langtang to help with recovery after the community was badly hit by the 2015 earthquake.

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Coring lake sediments in Mustang
Coring lake sediments in Mustang

The sediments in lakes accumulate over thousands of years, and in all that time they capture microscopic plant remains, like pollen, that can be used to reconstruct the ancient environment.

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Local historian, Karma
Local historian, Karma

Much of Nepalese history is passed through the generations by word of mouth rather than as written documents. HEART is undertaking an ongoing programme of recording these unique and personal histories.

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Tibetan monks at Boudhanath
Tibetan monks at Boudhanath

HEART is exploring ways that digital heritage technologies like e-museums can create a space for Tibetan communities in diaspora around the world to share their heritage.

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Langtang gompa
Langtang gompa

HEART assisted with the restoration of the Nyingma-pa Buddhist monastery in the Himalayan village of Langtang.

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Raute monkey hunters
Raute monkey hunters

HEART is exploring ways that heritage research can capacity build resilience in Himalayan hunter-gatherer groups.

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