Dilli Ram Dahal

Dilli Ram Dahal (MA, PhD, University of Hawaii), Professor of Anthropology, Tribhuvan University (currently retired ), works as a freelance consultant. His recent project research works include: i) Team Leader of the project ‘Social Inclusion and Group Mobilization in Nepal’ out by the Center for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, and NIBR, Norway (2006-2009); ii) Economic Policy Network II, a project jointly carried out by the Ministry of Finance, Government of Nepal, Fulbright Consultancy, Nepal and the Asian Development Bank (2008-2010); worked as the Thematic Expert on ‘Social inclusion and Human Development Unit’.

Some recent publications include:National Dalit Strategy Report (Vol I, II and III) (2002), ‘Inclusion/Exclusion in Nepal: Issues of Dalit Empowerment and Development’, Anthropology/Sociology of Nepal (2010); ‘Social Exclusion and Group Mobilization: A Case Study of Yadavs and Tarai Dalits in Dhanusha District’, Contributions to Nepalese Studies (Vol 36 special issue) (2009).

He is a Life Member of Population Association of Nepal (PAN) and served as its Chair from 1997 to 1999, and is also a Life Member of Sociological/Anthropological Society of Nepal (SASON) and was its Chair from 2007 to 2010.