Dr. Fidel Devkota

Environmental, Visual, and Applied Anthropologist/


I am an environmental anthropologist and a filmmaker with a background in Visual Anthropology and Filmmaking. I completed my Ph.D. in 2016 and am a research fellow in the research area Environmental Anthropology and lecturer in the MA program in Visual and Media Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin. My main research areas include Environmental Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Himalayan Anthropology, Tibetan studies, Climate Change and Migration, film studies and production, and media studies. I am currently working on fiction films and also actively involved in various projects and researches concerning Lo Mustang region and other parts of the Himalaya. I am based in Kathmandu and Berlin.