Social Science Baha

Mukta Singh Tamang

Mukta Singh Tamang is a socio-cultural anthropologist and teaches at the Central Department of Sociology/Anthropology at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu. His research interest includes indigeneity, history, memory, identity, social inclusion, equality and human rights in Nepal and the South Asian region. He is currently working on a book project on Tamang history and identity based on his ethnographic research and has published several articles on the themes of indigenous activism, democracy, diversity, Maoist movement, and state structuring. He received his PhD from Cornell University.  He is also a Visiting Fellow at Goldsmiths College, University of London and Jawaharlal Nehru University as a part of a joint research project on ‘Social Inequality and Affirmative Action in South Asia’.