Social Science Baha


Registration Open: The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal & the Himalaya 2023

The conference this year will be fully in-person.

The details of the conference are as follows:

  • The conference will start at 9 am and will run till 5 pm, Nepal standard time.
  • The conference will be held at Hotel Shanker, Lazimpat, Kathmandu.

You may visit this page to view the abstracts of the papers that have been shortlisted for presentation during the conference.

Registration is compulsory to attend the conference. Registration entitles participants entry to the conference as well as all meals served over the conference days. Registration for the conference will be open even on the days of the conference. However, an early bird discount is provided for registrations done by 15 July 2023. After that, the full fees will be applied.

Please also note that there will be no refunds for cancellations.

Registration fees with an early-bird discount (valid until 15 July 2023):


Early-bird Discount

Full Fees

Nepali and other South Asian students

NPR 3,080
(USD 23)

NPR 3,850
(USD 29)

Nepali and other South Asian professionals

NPR 4,560
(USD 35)

NPR 5,700
(USD 43)

Non-South Asian students

NPR 7,350
(USD 56)

NPR 9,190
(USD 70)

Professionals including South Asians living outside South Asia

NPR 11,550 
(USD 88)

NPR 14,435
(USD 110)

Individuals interested in taking part in this conference can confirm their registration by making payment of registration fees via any of these five methods and filling the online registration form thereafter:

i) Debit/Credit Card: Payment can be done via debit and credit cards through the Himalayan Bank payment portal available here.
Note: Only debit/credit cards that allow conversion into USD during payment are accepted. NPR cardholders cannot use this system to make payments.

ii) Via Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC), UK: For those in the United Kingdom who prefer to pay into the BNAC bank account, please write to the BNAC Treasurer, Fraser Sugden at

iii) In-person in Kathmandu: It is also possible to pay the registration fees in-person at these venues:

Social Science Baha
Battisputali 01-4572807, 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday

Mandala Book Point
Kantipath, 01-5327711/ 5349555, 11:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday to Friday

Patan Dhoka Kitab Pasal
Patan Dhoka, 01-5555256, 9 am to 7 pm, Sunday to Friday

Vajra Books & Publications
Jyatha, 01-5320562, 11 am to 7 pm, Sunday to Friday

iv) eSewa: Those in Nepal may also use the following details to deposit the registration fees via the eSewa application:

eSewa ID: 9861802295

v) Direct Bank Deposit: Those in Nepal may also opt to do a direct bank deposit for payment of registration fees. Please use the details given below to make the transfer:

Bank account name

Social Science Baha


Nepal Investment Bank Limited

Bank address

Battisputali, Kathmandu

Bank Account No.


Currency Code


After making the payment, please confirm your registration by filling out this registration form. Please note that you will be required to upload a screenshot/image of the payment receipt in this form.
Please write to for any clarifications required.

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