SINHAS Special Issue on Nepal Geographies

The latest issue of SINHAS on ‘Nepal Geographies’ is now out in print. The Editorial note and Introduction are available below.

STUDIES IN NEPALI HISTORY AND SOCIETY

ISSN: 1025-5109

Volume 25 No. 1 June 2020

CONTENTS

Editorial Note

SINHAS is 25!

Page 1–2

Special Theme: Nepal Geographies

Guest edited by

Elsie Lewison, Galen Murton, Dinesh Paudel and Katharine Rankin

Articles

Elsie Lewison, Galen Murton, Dinesh Paudel and Katharine Rankin

Introduction: Nepal Geographies

Pages 3–14

Elsie Lewison and Galen Murton

Geographical Scholarship in Nepal: Sustainability, Infrastructure, Disaster and Power

Pages 15–58

Motilal Ghimire

Landscape Characteristics and Cultural Processes in the Siwalik Hills: A Geographical Perspective

Pages 59–109

Sierra Gladfelter

Displacing Disasters: The Politics of Localized Struggles to (Re)position River Training Infrastructure and (Re)distribute Vulnerability along Nepal’s Lower Karnali Riverbanks

Pages 111–142

Nadine Plachta

Narrating Disasters: The Complexities of Citizenship and Belonging in Times of Crisis

Pages 143–173

Commentaries

CK Lal

The Story of Birganj: The Emergence, Disruption and Continuity of Cities in the Madhes

Pages 175–207

Dinesh Paudel and Katharine Rankin

Decolonizing Development: An Agenda for Nepal Geographies

Pages 209–224

John Metz

Remembering P.P. Karan as Geographer, Scholar, Teacher, and Friend

Pages 225–232

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Lecture

Seira Tamang

Beyond Respectability to Demanding Respect: The Work of Meena Acharya

Pages 233–250

Review Essay

Prem Poddar

Darjeeling/Kalimpong: Rethinking Pasts and Futures

Pages 251–263

Book Reviews

Four book reviews

Further TOC details:

http://www.martinchautari.org.np/index.php/52-publications/journals1/sinhas/1031-sinhas-vo…

Contact Info

U.S.
Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies
c/o John Metz, Treasurer
1586 Rockhurst Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45255-2637
[email protected]

Nepal
ANHS Kathmandu Research Center
54 Kantishree Marg, Baluwatar
Kathmandu, Nepal.
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