The research themes of the Division are not at all exhaustive and at any given time there are a number of diverse research projects hosted in the Division.
- A Tibetan Woman-Lama and her Reincarnations
- Dr Barbira-Freedman and Learning the Art of Amazonian Gentle Parenting
- Dr Barbira-Freedman and Medical Knowledge in Amazonian Peru
- Dr Diemberger and Research on Tibetan Buddhist Book Culture
- Professor Bayly and Vietnamese Cultural Knowledge
- The Digital Himalaya Project
- The World Oral Literature Project