Registration open

Registration open for conference observers

Dynamic Borderlands: Livelihoods, Communities and Flows

Organized by Social Science Baha; International Institute for Asian Studies and the Asian Borderlands Research Network (ABRN).
Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, 12–14 December, 2016

The conference is open to everyone interested in the conference theme. Registration is required by submitting the registration form before 5 December. The conference programme is available at
Registration fee
Non-Nepalis:               before 5 December: € 150 (PhD students: € 90)

Non-Nepalis:               onsite: € 175 (PhD students: € 110)
Nepalis:                      Students: NPR 2500
Scholars: NPR 3500
Students living abroad: NPR 4000
Scholars living abroad: NPR 5000

The registration fee can be paid before 5 December by Master Card or Visa Card. Please proceed to the following website to pay the registration fee:

Nepalis living in Nepal can pay the fee at any of the following locations after submitting the online registration form and getting confirmation of their registration. Payments have to be made in cash at the following locations in Kathmandu by 8 December:
Social Science Baha, Battisputali (01-4472807)
Himal Kitab, Lazimpat (01-4422794) (opposite Lazimpat Cold Store)
Mandala Book Point, Kantipath (01-4227711/4249555)
Patan Dhoka Kitab Pasal, Patan Dhoka (01-5555256)

Please note that the reduced registration fee for Nepali students and scholars, who participate as observers, does include coffee breaks and lunches, but no dinner. If you would like to attend the dinner, please contact Ms Martina van den Haak at to enquire about the dinner fee.
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The Conference also has two public events on 12 and 13 December 2016 as follows:

17.45–18.45, 12 December (Monday)
Keynote speech by Patricia Uberoi, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi, India
Gender, Trade and New Connectivities: Reflections on India’s Northeastern Borderlands

17.30–18.15, 13 December (Tuesday)
Lecture by Sanjib Baruah, Bard College, United States
Bringing the Frontier back in: Borderland Studies and Northeast India

Entry to the public lectures are free and open to everyone who registers here.