The Forum for Scholars of Himalayan Languages

Conference Schedule

The Himalayan Languages Symposium was first held in Holland in 1995 and convened annually until its Silver Jubilee at the University of Sydney in 2019. After a pandemic pause from 2020 to 2022, this open forum again continues to welcome scholars and students of Himalayan languages.


HLS Venue Date
27th Guwahati, India June 12th to 14th, 2024
26th Paris, France September 4th to 6th, 2023
25th Sydney, Australia June 28th and 29th, 2019
24th Lucknow, India June 8th to 10th, 2018
23rd Tezpur, India July 5th to 7th, 2017
22nd Guwahati, India June 8th to 10th, 2016
21st Kirtipur, Nepal November 26th to 28th, 2015
20th Singapore July 16th to 18th, 2014
19th Canberra, Australia September 6th to 8th, 2013
18th Varanasi, India September 10th to 12th, 2012
17th Kobe, Japan September 6th to 9th, 2011
16th London, England September 2nd to 5th, 2010
15th Eugene, Oregon July 30th to August 1st, 2009
14th Göteborg, Sweden August 21st to 23rd, 2008
13th Shimla, India October 22nd to 24th, 2007
12th Kathmandu, Nepal November 26th to 29th, 2006
11th Bangkok, Thailand December 6th to 9th, 2005
10th Thimphu, Bhutan December 1st to 3rd, 2004
9th Mysore, India December 9th to 12th, 2003
8th Berne, Switzerland September 19th to 22nd, 2002
7th Uppsala, Sweden September 7th to 9th, 2001
6th Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 15th to 17th, 2000
5th Kathmandu, Nepal September 13th to 15th, 1999
4th Pune, India December 7th to 9th, 1998
3rd Santa Barbara, California July 17th to 20th, 1997
2nd Noordwijkerhout, Holland October 11th and 12th, 1996
1st Leiden, Holland June 16th and 17th, 1995


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