News & Updates

What is Ethnographic Research?

We are surrounded by messages – glances, behaviours, sounds, texts, billboards, signs, structures… But how do we consciously (or unconsciously) navigate this space? Meaning lies just beneath our immediate gaze, and yet has everything to do with the way we…

Public Lecture by Dr Senganglu Thaimei and Dr William Westerman

On Friday 17 May 2024, The Highland Institute hosted two eminent scholars in the field of oral literature. Dr Senganglu Thaimei, Associate Professor of English at Miranda House, Delhi University, an expert in the study of proverbs or paremiology, spoke…

Public Lecture by Dr Alexander Coupe

On 5th June 2024, Dr ALexander Coupe, Associate Professor in Linguistic and Multilingual Studies at Nanyang Technological University, SIngapore, highlighted the threats to Naga languages and dialects in a public lecture at The Highland Institute. He also outlined the steps…

Urbaltour

The URBALTOUR project in Nagaland investigates the interplay between urbanization and tourism in South and Southeast Asia’s mountainous regions. Focusing on Kohima, Nagaland, the study explores the transformation of the city due to the surge in tourism, propelled by events…