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World Environment Day Celebration

The Highland Institute successfully observes World Environment Day To read the ‘Press release’, click here Some images from the event The Highland Institute (THI) is observing World Environment Day on 5th June on the theme, ‘Think Before You Throw.’ During…

Hutton Lectures 2021

We have decided to cancel this Saturday’s Hutton Lectures event. This is considering the political situation in Nagaland following the massacre of at least 13 villagers in Mon district. The atmosphere remains understandably tense, and the optics are not good…

Hutton Lectures 2019

The 2019 Hutton Lectures saw another cohort of local and international speakers visit Kohima. The keynote was delivered by our long time friend and collaborator Dharam Singh Teron. He spoke about his work with Michael Heneise as they recorded and…

Hutton Lectures Tour of Zeliangrong

The Highland Institute, in coordination with the Government of Nagaland and Zeliangrong communities in Assam, Manipur and Nagaland went on a seven-day tour, from 8th to 15th December, for the purpose of sharing old photographs recently unearthed at the Cambridge…

Hutton Lectures 2018

We warmly invite scholars conducting research in the eastern Himalayan region to submit papers for our Sixth Annual Hutton Lectures symposium, to be held on the 3rd and 4th of December at the Highland Institute, Nagaland. The papers should relate…

Hutton Lectures 2017

2017 Hutton Lectures 2nd December, 4 P.M. – 6:30 P.M. The Highland Institute, Meluri Road, Ziekezu P. Khel, Kohima Village, Nagaland Dr Peter J. Matthews, Ethnobotanist National Museum of Ethnology, Japan Lecture: “Exploring the origins of taro in Asia and…

Hutton Lectures 2016

The Highland Institute, on December 8th and 9th (2016), hosted the fourth annual Hutton Lecture and symposium on the theme ‘Indigenous Knowledge‘. The event was co-organised with Ambedkar University’s North East Forum (NEF), and Centre for Community Knowledge (CCK), in partnership with…