The Centre for Bhutan Studies is a research institute for social science and public policy, the one of its only kind in the kingdom.It conducts multi-disciplinary research on Bhutan’s economy, history, religion, society, polity, culture and other related themes; promotes scholarship on Bhutan through its publications and dissemination on web, and organizes international and national conferences and seminars, and lecture series; conducts ethnographic studies of rural communities; and documents oral tradition, history, culture etc. through life-histories.
Ever since its establishment in 1999, the Centre has been at the forefront in promoting and deepening the understanding of Gross National Happiness (GNH) as a part of its policy studies both at theoretical and operational levels. It has so far published three books related to GNH. All its publications and findings are available in this web.
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