Reconstructing Nepal: Bhaktapur – Heritage and Urban Reconstruction
This working paper is an output of the research project, ‘Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction: Construction, Law and Finance as Domains of Social Transformation’. The project conducted research in three of the most affected districts by the 2015 earthquakes: Bhaktapur, Dhading and Sindhupalchowk. This paper is based on the findings from Bhaktapur. Following the theme of the project, it looks at the interplay of different vectors as they affect issues related to construction, law and finance during post-earthquake reconstruction in the ancient city of Bhaktapur.