Social Science Baha

26 July: Panel Presentations

  Day 3: 26 July (Friday)

Panel 7
9 – 10:30 am

Chair: Steven Folmar, Assistant Professor Cultural/Applied Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Pauline Limbu
Junior Research Fellow,  Nepā  School of Social Sciences and Humanities
History and Political Movements: Kipat in Today’s Limbuwan Movement
Gregory Pierce
PhD Candidate, Human Ecology, LUCID Research Centre, Lund University, Sweden
The Embodiments of Ice and Bone: Dualistic Ideologies, ‘Permanence Through Certainty’, and The Phenomenology of Being of Dolpo

Discussant: Ajaya N Mali, Tutor, Nepā School of Social Sciences and Humanities

BREAK: 10:30 – 11 am

Panel 8
11 am – 1 pm

Chair: Kathryn March, Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Asian Studies, Cornell University

Joanna Morrison
Senior Research Associate, University College London Institute for Global Health, University College London
Who Participates?: Examining Socio-demographic Differences in a Community Mobilisation Intervention to Improve Maternal and Newborn Survival in Dhanusha and Makwanpur Districts
Vikas Paudel, Dharma S Manandhar, Bhim P Shrestha
Mother and Infant Research Activities (MIRA), Kathmandu, Nepal
Naomi Saville, Joanna Morrison, Kristen Ormston
UCL Institute for Global Health, London, UK
Understanding Nutritional Behaviour of Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Dhanusha District, Nepal
Dhruba Bahadur Khatri
M. Phil. Fellow and Teaching Assistant, Department of Geography and Population Studies, PN Campus, Pokhara
Determinants of Intimate Partner Violence against Women in Pokhara, Nepal

Discussant: Amanda Snellinger, Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford

Closing remarks:Michael Hutt, Chair, Britain-Nepal Academic Council

LUNCH: 1 – 2 pm

Panel discussion
2:30 – 4:30 pm

Moderator: David Gellner, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford
Pitamber Sharma
Former Vice-Chair, National Planning Commission and former Professor of Geography, Tribhuvan University
Strategic Plan for the Proposed Social Science Research Council in Nepal
Comments by: Kathryn S March, Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Asian Studies, Cornell University & Pratyoush Onta, Chairperson, Martin Chautari and Member, Social Science Baha