Registration Open

Registration Open
for the
Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya 2017
26-28 July, 2017 • Hotel Shanker, Lazimpat

Registration is now open for the sixth Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya being organised by Social Science BahaAssociation for Nepal and Himalayan StudiesBritain-Nepal Academic Council, Centre for Himalayan Studies-CNRS & Nepal Academic Network (Japan).

The conference web page can be viewed here

Registration is compulsory to attend the conference. Registration entitles participants to entry to the conference as well as all meals served over the three days. There is no deadline but since there are a limited number of seats, registration will be on a first-come basis.

The structure of registration fees is as follows:
Nepali and other South Asian students: NPR 2500
Nepali and other South Asian professionals: NPR 3500
Professional, including South Asians, working outside South Asia: USD 75
Non-South Asian students: USD 50
An early-bird registration discount of 20% (NPR 2000; NPR 2800; USD 60 and USD 40 respectively) can be availed of in all categories if done before the end of the day of 25 June 2017 (Sunday). The full fee applies thereafter. This one-time fee should be paid during registration. Please note there will be no refunds for cancellations.
Participants whose papers are selected will be required to register for the conference by 31 May 2017 to ensure inclusion of their paper in the conference.

All registered participants receive the full set of conference papers by email to allow everyone time to go through the papers prior to the conference and engage in fruitful exchanges during the conference proper.
Registration can be done by filling out the form available here, and making payments through one of the following means.
In person in Kathmandu at:
Mandala Book Point, Kantipath (01-4227711/ 4249555)
Patan Dhoka Kitab Pasal, Patan Dhoka (01-5555256)
Social Science Baha, Battisputali (01-4472807, 4480091)

Online via the ANHS website:
Please select either ‘Student Non-South Asian Registration for Summer Kathmandu Conference ($40)’ or ‘Professional Registration for Summer Kathmandu Conference ($60)’ as the case may be and proceed to make the payment.

By cheque in the United Kingdom:
Please write to the BNAC Treasurer, Celayne Heaton Shrestha, at:

Please direct your queries to or 01-4472807.

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