Social Science Baha



The Third Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya
23-25 July, 2014, Kathmandu

organised by
Social Science Baha, Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies and Britain-Nepal Academic Council

Proposals are invited for stand-alone papers or three-paper panels.

Papers can deal with any aspect of life in Nepal and the Himalaya from a social science perspective. Papers can also be comparative so long as Nepal or the Himalaya is included in the comparison.

Length of presentation: 40 minutes per paper, including discussant, floor discussions and remarks from the chair.

Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of 400-500 words along with a two-page CV.

Individuals or institutions can propose three-paper panels covering the areas outlined above to provide a variety of perspectives on a particular theme.

Length of presentation: 2 hours per panel, including discussant(s), floor discussions and remarks from the chair.

Proposals for panels should consist of the topic and brief description of the panel; the three papers to be presented, including abstracts of 400-500 words for each paper; and the proposed chair and discussant(s).

Interested presenters are requested to send proposals to the Conference Secretariat at by Sunday, 16 February, 2014.

The organisers will charge a nominal conference registration fee to all participants, including paper presenters, in order to partially cover the cost of meals and venue.

Dates to remember:
• Submission deadline for abstracts and panels: 16 February, 2014
• Notification of paper and panel acceptance will be made by 18 March, 2014
• Final papers due: 30 June, 2014
• Conference dates: 23-25 July, 2014