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Call for Papers for the 14th Nepal Study Days (14-15th April 2016, LJMU, Liverpool)

December 13, 2015

Update: The CoP is closed. We will soon publish the selected abstracts and final programme. To register your participation, please do so by 10th April. See below for details about how to registered.

Call for Papers for the 14th Nepal Study Days

14-15th April 2016

Hosted by Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK


The Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) invites scholars and practitioners from all disciplines and at all stages to participate in the 14th BNAC Nepal Study Days. All presentations should focus on Nepal, its diaspora and/or the Nepali cultural world. We invite presentations that share research findings: these should be of work that has reached an advanced stage or has been completed.

Details of previous study days can be accessed online at www.bnac.ac.uk/activities-category/nepal-study-days/

If you are interested in participating, please send a 300-word abstract of your proposed presentation to bnacstudyday@gmail.com by 28th February 2016. The Study Days organizing committee will review the proposals received within this deadline and make a selection.  Selected abstracts will be circulated to registered participants in advance and posted to BNAC website.

Members of BNAC may attend the Nepal Study Days for free, though we will ask for a contribution towards the costs of the lunches. For non-members there will be a registration fee of £25, which will include lunch on both days.

We would like to encourage prospective participants to apply for or renew their membership for 2016 in time to be eligible for free registration. To download membership application form and for other details about BNAC membership, please visit www.bnac.ac.uk/membership/.

We hope to be in a position to offer small bursaries towards the travel costs of students from outside Liverpool whose abstracts are accepted.

Deadline to submit abstracts: 28th February 2016.

Deadline to register for those who are not presenting a paper but who wish to attend:  4th April 2016.

For more information and registration, please contact the Nepal Study Days organizing team (Padam Simkhada and Sara Parker) at bnacstudyday@gmail.com.

We suggest you book your accommodation in Liverpool well in advance: Some suggested hotels are attached with this call.

To download the list of hotels close to the programme venue, click here (PDF)

To download the call for papers, click here (PDF)

To download the abstract submission form, click here (MS Word)

For details about new membership application (and to download forms) or renewal, click here



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

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