Social Science Baha

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Social Science Baha
The Mahesh Chandra Regmi Lecture 2020

Ranabir Samaddar
The Urban Turn
4 pm | 20 February 2020 (Thursday) | Hotel Shanker, Lazimpat, Kathmandu


CESLAM Migration Research Fellowships
Centre for the Study of Labour and Mobility (CESLAM)
at Social Science Baha invites applications for
Research Fellowships
to conduct research on various issues related to external migration from Nepal.

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CESLAM Kathmandu Migration Conference
19-20 March 2020

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MoU on Bihari Krishna Fellowship in Ethnographic Research

Under the Bihari Krishna Fellowship in Ethnographic Research set up at Social Science Baha (SSB), a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between SSB and the Central Department of Anthropology (CDA) at Tribhuvan University to set up two fellowship: i. PhD ethnographic research fellowship, and ii. PhD dissertation-to-book fellowship. The duration of the PhD ethnographic research fellowship will be one year and of the PhD dissertation-to-book fellowship, six months. The Bihari Krishna Fellowship in Ethnographic Research was set up in 2011 through a donation of Rs 5 million from Bihari Krishna Shrestha, one of the pioneering anthropologists of Nepal. The MoU was signed in the presence of Mr Shrestha by Professor Nirmal Man Tuladhar, Chair of SSB and Dr Dambar Chemjong, Head of Department at CDA on 4 November 2019 at the CDA.


The Ninth Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya
29–31, July 2020

organised by
Social Science Baha, Association for Nepal and Himalayan StudiesBritain-Nepal Academic CouncilCentre for Himalayan Studies-CNRS & Nepal Academic Network (Japan)


Reconstructing Nepal
Post-Earthquake Experiences from Bhaktapur, Dhading and Sindhupalchowk
Bina Limbu, Nabin Rawal, Manoj Suji, Prakash Chandra Subedi and Jeevan Baniya
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The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and Himalaya
Conference Proceedings
2012 | 2013 | 2015 | 2016

The Politics of Change
Reflections on Contemporary Nepal

edited by Deepak Thapa
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समकालीन नेपाल
राजनीति र अन्य आयाम

सम्पादन: दीपक थापा
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About Us

Social Science Baha is an independent, non-profit organisation established in January 2002 with the objective of promoting and enhancing the study of and research in the social sciences in Nepal. The first activity undertaken by Social Science Baha (SSB) was to set up a social science library, the only one of its kind in the country so far.