The Newsletter is a periodic electronic publication from Social Science Baha, Kathmandu, featuring information and latest developments on Nepal-related social science activities. Initially offered as a bi-monthly service, it has become a monthly service from June 2021. The Newsletter is a free service of Social Science Baha's, in keeping with its mandate to contribute to Nepal’s social science knowledge generation and dissemination.
The Newsletter consists of:
i) Announcements: Calls for conference papers, invitations to be part of special issues of journals or edited volumes, news about conferences, workshops, seminars, lectures, etc,
ii) Publications: Recently published books, book chapters, Nepal-specific journals, special issues of journals, and journal articles, working papers, occasional papers, published reports, bibliographies, etc, and
iii) New research: Information about new social science research on Nepal, including recently completed PhDs.
Any individual or institution can send submissions for inclusion in the Newsletter along the prescribed guidelines given below. Submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Announcements and New Research
A brief description limited to 100 words, and, where required, a URL link or a contact email address for those interested in learning more.
2. New Publications
Book: Cover image and title of the book; author(s)/editor(s); publisher and year of publication; URL link to the publisher’s page featuring the book.
Chapter in an edited volume: Title of chapter; author(s); title of the book; editors(s); publisher and year of publication; URL link to the publisher’s page featuring the book.
Journal (including special issues): Cover image and name of the journal; title of special issue (if any); guest editor(s) (if any); volume and issue numbers, and year of publication; URL link to table of contents of the journal.
Journal article: Title of article; author(s); name of journal; volume and issue numbers, and year of publication; URL link to the article.
Working paper, occasional paper, report, etc: Title of publication; author(s); name of publishing institution and year of publication; URL link to the publication.
In cases when the URL is unavailable, i.e., the publication is only available in print and has no web link, you may submit the following as images/pdf and we will create an internal Google Drive link to the item for inclusion in the SSB Newsletter.
Book/Journal: Cover page and table of contents of the book/journal.
Book chapter/Journal article: Cover page and table of contents of the book/journal; the first page of the chapter/article as published.
Suggestions on making the Newsletter more effective are most welcome.
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Managing Editor: Avantika Jhunjhunwala