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Schedule of Radio Programme ‘Inequality and Affirmative Action’

Shikshak Monthly First Supplement (Asar Issue)

Episode

Date

Author

Paper Title

Anchor & Discussant 

Guest Invitee

 1

23 June, 2013

Neera Chandhoke

Locating Affirmative Action in the Concept of Equality

Basanta Thapa & Om Gurung

Dyuti Baral

2

30 June, 2013

Hilary Silver

Social Inclusion and Affirmative Action: Conceptual and Policy Distinctions

Hari Sharma & Mukta Singh Tamang

Dyuti Baral

3

07 July, 2013

Ashwini Deshpande

Caste Discrimination and Exclusion: Assessment of Affirmative Action as a Remedy

Basanta Thapa & Hira Vishwakarma

n/a

4

14 July, 2013

Glenn C. Loury

The Simple Economics of Affirmative Action Policies

Hari Sharma & Mukta Singh Tamang

Dyuti Baral

5

21 July, 2013

Debipriya Chatterjee

Can Affirmative Action Policies Succeed in the Presence of Social Marginalization?

Basanta Thapa &  Mukta Singh Tamang

Dyuti Baral

6

28 July, 2013

NR Madhava Menon

The Case for an Independent Equal Opportunity Commission to Address Inequalities in Multi-Cultural Societies

Hari Sharma & Hira Vishwakarma

n/a

7

04 August, 2013

Dilli Ram Dahal and Krishna Bhattachan

Inequality and Affirmative Action in Nepal: Issues and Challenges

Basanta Thapa & Hira Vishwakarma

Krishna Bhattachan

8

11 August, 2013

Ajay Gudavarthy

Can We De-Stigmatise Reservations in India?

Hari Sharma & Mukta Singh Tamang

Dyuti Baral

Shikshak Monthly Second Supplement (Shrawan Issue)

Episode

Date

Author

Paper Title

Anchor & Discussant 

Guest Invitee

 9

18 August, 2013

Meena Acharya

Design and Delivery of Affirmative Action for Gender and Inter-caste Equality in Nepal

Hari Sharma & Mukta Singh Tamang

Meena Acharya

10

25 August, 2013

Ram Bahadur Chhetri

‘Women and Men Are the Two Wheels of the Chariot’: Rhetoric and Realities of Quotas for Women in Politics and Governance in Nepal

Hari Sharma & Hira Vishwakarma

Ram Bahadur Chhetri

11

01 September, 2013

Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya

Affirmative Action and Women in India

Basanta Thapa & Hira Vishwakarma

Dyuti Baral

12

08 September, 2013

Uddhab Pyakurel

Caste-based Discrimination and Discourse of Affirmative Action: Perspectives of Successful Dalits in Surkhet

Basanta Thapa & Mukta Singh Tamang

Uddhab Pyakurel

 13

15 September, 2013

Khyam Bishwakarma

Affirmative Action in Nepal: What does it mean for Dalits at the Grassroots Level?

Basanta Thapa & Hira Vishwakarma

Khyam Bishwakarma

 14

22 September, 2013

Sara Shneiderman

Disentangling ‘Ethnic Federalism’ and Affirmative Action

Hari Sharma & Mukta Singh Tamang

Sara Shneiderman (via phone)

15

29 September, 2013

Om Gurung

Implication of Rescheduling Indigenous Peoples for Affirmative Policy in Nepal

Hari Sharma & Mukta Singh Tamang

Dyuti Baral

 16

06 October, 2013

Alpa Shah

A Step Back from Ethnic and Indigenous Rights

Basanta Thapa & Hira Vishwakarma

Dyuti Baral

17

13 October, 2013

Ram Bahadur Chhetri
(repeat broadcast)

‘Women and Men Are the Two Wheels of the Chariot’: Rhetoric and Realities of Quotas for Women in Politics and Governance in Nepal

Hari Sharma & Hira Vishwakarma

Ram Bahadur Chhetri

Shikshak Monthly Third Supplement (Bhadra Issue)

Episode

Date

Author

Paper Title

Anchor & Discussant 

Guest Invitee

18

20 October, 2013

Mahendra Lawoti 

Affirmative Action and Political Representation across Time, Groups and States: Testing Claims for and against with Cases of India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

Basanta Thapa & Mukta Singh Tamang

n/a

19

27 October, 2013

Kåre Vollan

Affirmative Action and Power Sharing Instruments: Possible Electoral Arrangements for Nepal

Basanta Thapa & Mukta Singh Tamang

Dyuti Baral

20

03 November, 2013

Mara Malagodi

Legal Equality between Recognition and Redistribution: Constitutional Drafting and Adjudication in India and Nepal

Mukta Singh Tamang & Hira Vishwakarma

Dyuti Baral

21

10 November, 2013

Anand Teltumbde

Positive Discrimination Policies in India: An Evaluation

Basanta Thapa & Hari Sharma

Dyuti Baral

22

17 November, 2013

Susan Hangen

Diversifying and Decentralising the State: Affirmative Action in Education

Hari Sharma & Hira Vishwakarma

n/a