Recent Publications

  • Marginalised Dalits in International Labour Migration: Reconfiguring Economic and Social Relations in Nepal by Ramesh Sunam

    International labour migration continues to rise in Nepal affecting the livelihoods of many people. In this article, I draw on ethnographic research with Dalits, a marginalised group, to examine the role of international labour migration in altering migrants’ economic and social space in their places of origin, once affected by Maoists’ ‘people’s war’. In particular, […]

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  • Reframing Ethnicity by Sara Shneiderman

    Reframing Ethnicity: Academic Tropes, Recognition Beyond Politics, and Ritualized Action Between Nepal and India by Sara Shneiderman Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork across the Himalayan borders of Nepal and India, I revisit disciplinary debates about ethnicity. I focus on the expressive production of ethnic consciousness among members of the Thangmi (Thami) community in a context of high cross-border […]

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  • Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya

    Social Science Baha, the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies & Britain-Nepal Academic Council presents annual conference in Kathmandu.

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  • Depopulating the Himalayan Highlands

    Geoff Childs, Sienna Craig, Cynthia M. Beall, and Buddha Basnyat Abstract Communities that have thrived for centuries in Nepal’s rugged mountain environments are facing rapid population declines caused by the outmigration of youths, both males and females in nearly equal numbers, who are sent by parents to distant boarding schools and monasteries for secular and […]

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  • Mediating the Global by Heather Hindman

    Transnational business people, international aid workers, and diplomats are all actors on the international stage working for organizations and groups often scrutinized by the public eye. But the very lives of these global middlemen and women are relatively unstudied. Mediating the Global takes up the challenge, uncovering the day-to-day experiences of elite foreign workers and […]

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  • Himalayan Passages: Tibetan and Newar Studies in Honor of Hubert Decleer

    Edited by Benjamin Bogin and Andrew Quintman Wisdom Publications (Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism), 384 pages, color ill. Over decades, Hubert Decleer has introduced hundreds of American undergraduates to Tibetan culture in India, Nepal, and China. Here, as a tribute to him, a number of his students who have gone on to hold professorships […]

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