Category Archives: Borders

Borders and “free trade”

In the name of development, China, India, and Nepal are building new border roads and reopening old border posts for increased trade opportunities. In this video, Tina Harris explains how people living and working in these borderlands deal with this transformation in their daily lives.

Tina Harris is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam, and is co-director of the AISSR Moving Matters research group

Further reading

For further information, see Harris, Tina. 2013. Geographical Diversions: Tibetan Trade, Global Transactions. Athens: University of Georgia Press.