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Call for Papers for 2020 Nepal Study Days at UCL, London

December 22, 2019

The call is now closed.

The NSD has been postponed in the wake the Covid-19 outbreak. Visit notice here.

Call for Papers

 18th BNAC Nepal Study Days

UCL Institute of Education

20 Bedford Way, WC1H 0AL

4-5 May 2020

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The Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) invites scholars and practitioners from all disciplines as well as the curious general public to participate in the 18th BNAC Nepal Study Days in London. We welcome proposals for contributions that share research findings related to Nepali society or the broader Nepali cultural world. Research from all disciplines will be considered, including work relating to the Nepali Diaspora. We particularly invite submissions that report on studies at an advanced stage or that have been recently completed. Details of previous study days can be accessed online here We would also be happy to receive proposals for posters to share project descriptions and research findings.

If you are interested in participating, please send a brief abstract (not exceeding 300 words) to ‘The Organisers’ at: bnacstudyday@gmail.com. The list of abstracts will be circulated in advance, with full papers presented on the day.


BNAC members:          Free registration (£10 per day will be charged for lunch, tea/coffee)

Non-members:             £35 (including lunch, tea/coffee)

Small bursaries towards travel costs will be made available to students whose presentations are accepted.


Abstract submission:                                       Monday, 16 March 2020

Notification of acceptance:                              Thursday, 2 April 2020

Conference registration for presenters:          Monday, 13 April 2020

Participants who are not presenting papers can register by 26 April 2020.

The application (abstract submission) form can be found here!

We would like to encourage prospective participants to apply for or renew their membership for 2020 in time to be eligible for free conference registration. To download the membership application form and for other details about BNAC membership, please visit www.bnac.ac.uk/membership/.

We suggest you book your accommodation in London well in advance.

For more information and registration, please contact study day organizing team at: bnacstudyday@gmail.com.

Organising Committee:

Tejendra Pherali, UCL Institute of Education
Stephanie Lotter, SOAS, University of London
Ganesh Khadka, UCL Institute of Education


For more information and enquiries please contact Dr Krishna Adhikari by
email: krishna.adhikari@anthro.ox.ac.uk

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