The papers contained in this volume were presented at the Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya, 27 to 29 July, 2016, organised by Social Science Baha, the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, Britain-Nepal Academic Council, Centre for Himalayan Studies – CNRS, and Nepal Academic Network (Japan).


Not Women, but Their Remittance is Acknowledged: Women’s Labour Migration and Exclusion in Nepal
Ramji Prasad Adhikari and Rishikesh Pandey

Gender Dimensions of the Gorkhaland Movement
Kumar Chhetri

The Gurkha Wives of the United Kingdom: Challenges to Social Integration
Neha Choudhary

The Global Fund in Nepal
Kapil Dahal, Ian Harper, Rekha Khatri and Sushil Baral

Tamang Dashain Celebrations and the Production of Doxa: An Indigenous Perspective
Tek Bahadur Dong

State Recognition and Emerging Trends of Modernisation of Tibetan Medicine in Nepal
Gaurav Lamichhane

Social Rules and Uses in Public Spaces in Kathmandu
Claire Martinus

Shifts in the Strategy of Caste Representation: Links between Everyday Life Practices and Identity Politics
Kanako Nakagawa

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Response: A Study of Trans-Himalaya (Upper-Mustang), Nepal
Rishikesh Pandey

Playback Theatre: An Approach to Community Reconciliation in Nepal
Nar Bahadur Saud

‘Every Day is about Surviving’: Street Children and the Great Quake
Dawa Tshering Sherpa and Soni Khanal

Public Migration of Health Workers from Nepal
Bandita Sijapati, Neha Choudhary and Jeevan Baniya

Urbanisation and the Transient Migrant Labourer
Bandita Sijapati, Sambriddhi Kharel and Anish Bhandari

Micro-Hydro as Common Property: An Analysis of Local Institutions and Development
Manoj Suji

‘Aren’t We also Wheels of this Nation-Chariot?’: Orature as an Alternative Her-Story of the Nation
Balram Uprety


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