The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya – Kathmandu, Nepal

Individual Papers


SNPresenter/AffiliationAbstract
1
Amrit Kumar Bhandari
Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara
The Quest of Urban Materiality in an Urban Neighborhood: A Case of Butwal, Nepal
2
Aniket Alam
Associate Professor, Human Sciences Research Group, IIIT-Hyderabad, Telangana, India 500032
Aman Kant Panta
Research Assistant, ICSSR Project: “Change and Continuity in a Trans-Himalayan Buddhist Community: A Study of Monasteries in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India”
Kesang Thakur
Research Assistant, ICSSR Project: “Change and Continuity in a Trans-Himalayan Buddhist Community: A Study of Monasteries in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India”
Neekee Chaturvedi
Associate Professor, Department of History and Indian Culture University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
Losing a Home, Finding a Nation: The Curious History of Hurling Village In Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
3
Anish Kumar Thokar
PhD candidate, Central Department of Sociology, Kirtipur, Tribhuvan University
Activism of Ethnic Social Movements for Constitutional Reform: An Analysis of Tamang’s Movement in Nepal
4
Anisha Bhattarai
Senior Research Associate, Social Science Baha
Kiran Giri
Station Manager, BMHD Television
Toilets as ‘Mainland’ of Institutions: A Study of Toilets in Tribhuvan University
5
Anup Shekhar Chakraborty
Assistant Professor, Netaji Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata
Ambiguous Sexualities and Pink Migrations: In the Realm of the Politics of Sexualities, Regimentation and Control among Gorkhas in North-Eastern India
6
Gautam Chandra Roy
Assistant Professor Department of Political Science B. N. College, Dhubri, Assam, India, Pin: 783324
“Cross-Border Nationalism” and Emerging Transnational Identity: The Rajbanshis of Indo-Nepal-Bangladesh Borderland
7
Ishwor Adhikari
PhD Scholar, Economics, South Asian University
The Conundrum of Labor Shortage in a Labor Surplus Economy: An Investigation of Nepal
8
Ivan Deschenaux
ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Methodology, London School of Economics
Replication Reconsidered: Anti-Casteist Norms and Prejudiced Behaviour
9
Kalyan Bhandari
Lecturer in Events, Hospitality and Tourism University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, United Kingdom
National Symbols and the Political Agency of Tourism
10
Khem Shreesh
Editor, Social Science Baha
Apathetic and Impassive: The Nepali State in Crises
11
Kumud Rana
Independent Researcher
Transnational AIDS Networks, Regional Solidarities and the Configuration of Male Sexuality in Nepal
12
Manoj Suji
Independent Researcher
Governance of Sand and Riverbed Resources in Federal Nepal
13
Mayank Shah
Research Scholar, Department of Economics, Kumaun University Nainital
Mountains of Risk: The Many Faces of Vulnerability in the Central Himalayas
14
Md Mashhood Alam
Doctoral Fellow, MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi India
Climate Change and Regional Co-operation among Himalayan Nations
15
Nirmal Aryal
Post-doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Pramod R. Regmi
Academic-International Health and Global Engagement Lead (Department of Nursing), Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Shovita Dhakal Adhikari
Lecturer in Criminology, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Shreeman Sharma
PhD scholar, Tribhuvan University
Edwin van Teijlingen
Professor, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
COVID-19 Related Panic, Blame, Stigma, and Discrimination Against Returnee Migrants and Muslims in Nepal: An Analysis of Media Contents (Jan- July 2020)
16
Noëlle Counord
Phd Student at the EHESS, Paris (in phase of submission)
The Reconsideration of Public Policies: Tribe, Forest, and the Place of Oral Literature Among Gujjar of the Western Indian Himalayas
17
Pramod R. Regmi
Academic-International Health and Global Engagement Lead (Department of Nursing), Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Shovita Dhakal Adhikari
Lecturer in Criminology, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Nirmal Aryal
Post-doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Sharada P. Wasti
Senior Research Fellow, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK
Edwin van Teijlingen
Professor, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Fear, Stigma and Othering: The Impact of COVID-19 Rumours on Marginalised Populations of Nepal
18
Prem Phyak
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Entangled Identities: Multilingualism, Sense of Belonging and the Imagined Future of Nepali Youth In Hong Kong
19
Rajya Laxmi Gurung
Senior Researcher, Dignity Without Danger, Department of Sociology, Tribhuvan University
Stefanie Lotter
Senior Teaching Fellow and Research Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, United Kingdom
Politics of Control- From Fear to Shame: Dictating Women on How They Should Practice Menstruation
20
Ram Gurung
Lecturer, Saraswati Multiple Campus, Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu
COVID-19 Pandemic and Challenges of Students for Alternative Learning at University Education in Nepal
21
Roji Maharjan
Student, Tribhuvan University
Newar Women of Kirtipur: Analyzing Their Collective Identity
22
Samuele Poletti
Postdoctoral fellow, Laboratoire d’ethnologie et de sociologie comparative (LESC), Université Paris Nanterre, France
The Promise of Acceptance: Conversion to Christianity and the Struggle for Being in Sinja, Nepal
23
Sanjay Sharma
PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore
Aspiring Lahure: Stoic, Masculine, and Patriotic
24
Shak Bahadur Budhathoki
Education Coordinator, Mercy Corps Nepal
The Contents and Relevancy of Social Studies and Life Skills Education Curriculum
25
Shalini Gupta
Research Associate, Social Science Baha
The International Education Route: Deception or Role Play? Dynamics of International Education Consulting in Kathmandu
26
Steve Folmar
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Groupism in Dalit Lived Experience
27
Subhash Nepali
Economist and Policy Adviser, United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office, Kathmandu, Nepal
Caste- and Ethnicity-Based Labor Market Discrimination in Nepal
28
Swati Condrolli
Ph.D Candidate, Department of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. (UGC Senior Research Fellow)
Notes on a Himalayan Town: From the Tibetan Community’s Perspective
29
Tracy Fehr
PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder, U.S.A.
Nepal’s Post-Earthquake Development Surge: The Unintended Local Impacts of Reconstruction
30
Vishnu Tandon
PhD Candidate in Political Science, École Des Hautes Études En Sciences Sociales (EHESS) , Paris
Participatory Planning in a Federal Setting of Nepal: New Trends of Participation During the COVID-19 Pandemic