The Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH Research is an autonomous research institute dedicated towards promoting research and scholarship on Bhutan. It promotes scholarship on Bhutan through its publications, hosting conferences and seminars, organising workshops and lecture series.

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The Journal of Bhutan Studies is a bi-annual publication of the Centre for Bhutan Studies. It presents scholarly and researched articles on the social, cultural, and economic aspects of Bhutan. Opinions are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Centre for Bhutan Studies.

Dasho Karma Ura

Associate Editors 
Dr.Dorji Penjore
Sangay Chophel

Editorial Correspondence
The Journal welcomes the submission of articles and research papers in English. Articles should be typed and double spaced and sent by post or email. Articles sent by post should have both the print and diskette copies. Authors will be provided five copies of the Journal. Comments on articles in the Journal are encouraged.

The Editor,
The Centre for Bhutan Studies,
Post Box 1111
Thimphu, Bhutan

Email: cbs@bhutanstudies.org.bt or

All publications are copyrighted by the Journal of Bhutan Studies, in the year of their print publication.

Our ISBN number is 1608-4128.

Postal Address

The Centre for Bhutan Studies and GNH Research
P.O. Box 1111


Phone: +975-2-321007/335872/335870
Fax: +975-2-321001
Email: cbs@bhutanstudies.org.bt

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