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Day 2: 28 July (Thursday)
SESSION 4: 9 – 11 am
Panel A4
Panel B4
Chair: Radha Adhikari, University of Edinburgh
Discussant: Madhusudan Subedi, Patan Academy of Health Sciences
Evaluation of the Impact of Migration in Nepal
Chair: Jeevan R. Sharma, University of Edinburgh
Discussant: Rashmi Upadhyay, NEHU and Aarhus University
Mangesh Angdembe
Project Coordinator,
Transcultural Psychosocial
Organization (TPO) Nepal
Kohrt Brandon
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Global Health, and Anthropology, Duke University
Mark Jordans
Director, War Child Holland, Department of Research and Development
Damodar Rimal
Nagendra Prasad Luitel
Transcultural Psychosocial
Organization (TPO), Nepal
Bandita Sijapati
Research Director,
Centre for the Study
of Labour
and Mobility (CESLAM), Social Science Baha
Jeevan Baniya
Social Science Baha
Neha Choudhary
Independent Researcher
Sauharda Rai
Research Associate, Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), Duke University
Kohrt Brandon
Prasansa Subba
Nagendra Prasad Luitel
Transcultural Psychosocial Organization
(TPO), Nepal
Mark Jordans
Kohrt Brandon
Bandita Sijapati
Sambriddhi Kharel Anish Bhandari
Social Science Baha
BREAK: 11 – 11:30 am
SESSION 5: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Panel A5
Panel B5
Chair: Heather Hindman, ANHS
Discussant: Amrita Limbu, Social Science Baha
Chair: Kanako Nakagawa, Kyoto University
Discussant: Jeevan Baniya, Social Science Baha
Ramji Prasad Adhikari
Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities and Social Engineering, Pokhara University
Rishikesh Pandey
School of Development and Social Engineering, Faculty of Social Sciences, Pokhara University
Andrew Haxby
PhD candidate, University of Michigan
Rashmi Upadhyay
PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology, NEHU and Aarhus University
Return of the Nepalese Coal Mine Migrant Workers
Leah James
Research Associate, Natural Hazards Center, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado
Courtney Welton-Mitchell
Director, Humanitarian Assistance Applied Research Group Josef Korbel School of International Studies University of Denver
Shree Niwas Khanal
Program Coordinator, Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO), Nepal
Alexander James
The State University of New York at Binghamton
LUNCH BREAK: 1:30 – 2:30 pm
SESSION 6: 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Panel A6
Panel B6
Chair: Shiva Raj Adhikari, Tribhuvan University
Discussant: Sambriddhi Kharel, Social Science Baha
Chair: Kalyan Bhandari, University of West of Scotland
Discussant: Kumar Chettri, University of North Bengal
Kanako Nakagawa
Research Fellow, Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Graduate School of Asia African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Noah Coburn
Faculty Member, Bennington College
Dawa Tshering Sherpa
Independent Researcher
Tek Bahadur Dong
M. Phil. Candidate Anthropology, Tribhuvan University
Neha Choudhary
Independent Researcher
Open Panel: 5 pm (Public Session)

Public Release of Richard Burghart’s
The History of Janakpurdham: A Study of Asceticism and the Hindu Polity
edited and introduced by Martin Gaenszle

by Dr Ram Baran Yadav
former President of the Republic of Nepal
Michael Hutt (Director, South Asia Institute, School of African and Oriental Studies)
Ramawatar Yadav (former Vice-Chancellor, Purbanchal University)
Jacob Rinck (PhD candidate, Yale University)