Frederic Link studied Geography, Anthropology and Modern Indology in Heidelberg and New Delhi and finished his studies in October 2014 with the thesis “Hum kya chahte? Azadi! (T)räume der Freiheit und Orte des Widerstands im indisch verwalteten Kaschmir”. From July 2016 till September 2019 he worked at the Research Unit “Documents on the History of Religion and Law of Pre-modern Nepal” of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. In his doctoral thesis at the Geography department of the South Asia Institute Frederic Link investigates the lived and legal geographies of territorial borders in Far West Nepal. His research focuses on northern South Asia (Himalaya, Nepal) and includes Human-Environment-Interaction and Political Geography.