Kishor Bikram Shah
Kishor Bikram Shah holds a master’s degree in South Asian Studies from Pondicherry University, India. He also completed his master’s in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies from Tribhuvan University, and Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Rights from Pondicherry University. He received his bachelor’s degree in English and Sociology/Anthropology from Kailali Multiple Campus, Tribhuvan University. He received the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Award (2014-2016), South Asia Foundation, and was also awarded a Gold Medal for his master’s in South Asian Studies.
Kishor’s master’s thesis in South Asian Studies analysed Nepal-India relations in post-conflict Nepal, and his master’s thesis in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies explored conflict induced by the proposed West Seti hydro-electric project. He is involved in research projects focused on gender-based violence, social protection, returnee migrant women, and labour management systems in transport projects in Nepal. His research interests include conflict and peace, development, politics and international relations, youth and sports, and quantitative research methods and practice.