Photography

Political and Social

Water is not just physical systems


The delivery of water is not just about the construction of physical systems, but also creating suitable social and political infrastructures that can support the appropriation, management and distribution of resources to people. Creating water management systems that are environmentally sustainable and socially just requires the inclusion, participation and...

Nainital Lake Research by CEDAR

Lake is our greatest treasure and biggest challenge


A presentation and research summary of Nainital Lake by Dr Vishal Singh of the Centre for Ecology Development and Research  (CEDAR).  

Himalayas to Ocean

Stories of change along the Gandaki River


Himalayas to Ocean (H2O) is the story of communities, climate change, and the transformative power of water.  In the shadow of Everest looms the threat of anthropogenic climate change, a force that stands to forever alter the confluence of people and place in the Himalayas. Himalayas to Ocean is...

Sir Frederick Tymms

The Flying Civil Servant


Rachel Rowe,  is Librarian of the Centre of South Asian Studies and the Royal Commonwealth Society collections in the University of Cambridge Library.  Rachel writes here on the archives of Sir Frederick Tymms,  RCMS 20, one of the most significant figures in the development of civil aviation, referred to by his biographer,...

British Photography in Tibet

An amazing resource for the study of Tibet


Rachel Rowe,  is Librarian of the Centre of South Asian Studies and the Royal Commonwealth Society collections in the University of Cambridge Library.  Rachel recently discovered an amazing resource for the study of Tibet and reviews here some of the links and content available. The Tibet Album : British photography in Central...