Lachlan Fleetwood

Lachlan Fleetwood is a historian of science, empire, geography and environment. He holds a PhD in history from Cambridge University, and is currently a research fellow at University College Dublin. His first book, Science on the Roof of the World: Empire and the Remaking of the Himalaya, was published by Cambridge University Press in May 2022.

Why does Everest matter?

Science, labour and the rise of altitude to measure mountains.

Aug 05, 2022

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Notes on the Sri Lankan struggle

Police brutality and growing public consciousness during the ‘Janatha Aragalaya’.

Why does Everest matter?

Science, labour and the rise of altitude to measure mountains.

Nepal’s economic alarm bells

Fiscal mismanagement and cronyism in Nepal have come under growing public scrutiny.