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Humanity and Technology
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
A Pebble in the AI Race
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
Privacy and Security
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
When Your Personal Data Becomes Everyone’s Property
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
The Technology Trap
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
Good, Bad, Neither: Some Reflections on Technology and Culture
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
A Steep Learning Curve: Bhutanese on Social Media
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
Science, Technology, and Innovation: Finding a Bhutanese Path
Educating Bhutan, Spring Edition ,
Spring 2020 Volume 6, Issue I : Bhutan in the Age of Technology
  • Editorial
  • Reaching for Technology
  • Digitalising Services
  • The age of Technology
Autumn 2019 Volume 5, Issue II : Tourism in Bhutan
  • Editorial
  • Overview
  • Impact of Tourism
  • Tourism in Region
  • Views on Tourism
  • Stories
Spring 2018 Volume 4, Issue 1: Democratisation of Bhutan
  • Editorial
  • Democracy in Bhutan
  • Democracy Decentralised
  • Politics of Democracy
  • Reflections on the Electoral System
  • Social Media and Democracy
  • From the Political Parties
Winter 2017 Volume 3, Issue 2 : Civil Society in Bhutan
  • Editorial
  • Civil Society
  • Civil Society – Early Days
  • Civil Society – Growth
  • Civil Society – Experiences Elsewhere
  • Civil Society – Sustainability
Summer 2017 Volume 3, Issue 1: Towards a Sustainable Bhutan
  • Towards a Sustainable Bhutan
  • Vision and Governance
  • Sustainability Concerns
  • Sustainability of Sectors
Winter 2016 Volume 2, Issue 2: Youth Matters
  • Wither Youth?
  • Youth in Bhutan: Dreams and Dilemmas
  • Youth in Other Societies
  • The Interview
Summer 2016 Volume 2, Issue 1 : Bhutan and Modernity: Responding to Change
  • Bhutan and Modernity: Responding to Change
  • Governance in Modern Bhutan
  • Cultural Trends in Modern Bhutan
  • Lifestyle Trends in Modern Bhutan
Winter 2015 Volume 1, Issue 2: The Bhutanese State and Its Instituition
  • The Bhutanese State and its Institutions
  • Culture and the Arts
  • Views from Abroad
  • The Interview
  • Review
Spring 2015 Volume 1, Issue 1: National Identity
  • National Identity
  • Culture and the Arts
  • Young Voices
  • From Abroad
  • The Interview
  • Review
National Identity

The launch of the Druk Journal is dedicated to the fourth Druk Gyalpo, His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck, as...

Online Druk Journal Conversation, Bhutan in the Age of Technology

  The first-ever online Druk Journal Conversation was held on June 30 on the spring 2020 issue – Bhutan...

Conversation Report

Druk Journal Conversation on “Educating Bhutan”

Tourism in Bhutan

The Conversation on “Tourism in Bhutan” was held on October 28, 2019 – attended by government officials, parliamentarians, political...

Educating Bhutan – a Journal Conversation

The Druk Journal Conversation on the issue “Educating Bhutan” took place on July 29th with members of the Academic Board...

Economy Conversation at Sherubtse College

After conduct of two successive seminars on ‘Transforming Bhutan’s Economy’, Bhutan Centre for Media and Democracy (BCMD) took the...

Seminar & Conversation at Gedu College of Business Studies

  A Druk Journal team conducted a conversation and seminar on “Transforming Bhutan’s Economy” at Gedu College of Business...

New The Druk Journal Issue Coming Soon

The 11th The Druk Journal issue themed, “Bhutan in the Age of Technology” will be out by early April....

Youth Matters – A Conversation in Paro

It is not even a town. It is a small settlement in Paro that you usually drive through in...

Report on the 3rd Druk Journal Conversation and Release of the 3rd Issue of the Journal

The third issue of the Druk Journal, carrying the theme Bhutan and Modernity: Responding to Change, was released on...

Youth Matters (Call for Writers for the 4th Issue of the Druk Journal)

The future of Bhutan lies in the hands of the Bhutanese youth. Does it? At a recent Druk Journal...