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Fourth Kathmandu Annual Conference Completed

June 30, 2015

Update: The Fourth Annual Kathmandu Conference, of which  BNAC is one of the co-organizers, is now complete.

See details at Social Science Baha website.

Call for papers for the Fifth Annual Kathmandu Conference is published. Go to the link.

There is early-bird discount of Rs 500 for registration before 15th July at one of the four places listed below.

The conference will be held in Kathmandu from 22 to 24 July, 2015

Details about the conference and presentation theme is available in Social Science Baha’s website.

From the conference announcement:

Registration is compulsory to attend the conference. Registration entitles participants to entry to the conference as well as all meals served over the three days. There is no deadline but since there are a limited number of seats, registration will be on a first-come basis.

The structure of registration fees is as follows:
Nepali students: Rs 2500
Nepali professionals: Rs 3500
Non-Nepalis and Nepalis living abroad: Rs 5000

An early-bird registration discount of Rs 500 can be availed of in all categories if done before the end of day of the 15th of July 2015. The full fee applies thereafter. This one-time fee should be paid during registration. Please note there will be no refunds for cancellations.

All registered participants receive the full set of conference papers by email to allow everyone time to go through the papers prior to the conference and engage in fruitful exchanges during the conference proper. Pre-registration is thus encouraged.
Registration can be done at:

Social Science Baha, Battisputali (01-4472807)
Himal Kitab, Lazimpat (01-2120321) (opposite Lazimpat Cold Store)
Mandala Book Point, Kantipath (01-4227711/ 4249555)
Patan Dhoka Kitab Pasal, Patan Dhoka (01-5555256)

The evenings of the conference dates will be devoted to public events that are free and open to all. The events will start at 5.30 pm on each day according to the following schedule:

i)   22 July: Keynote address by Tanka Subba (Vice-Chancellor, Sikkim University) on Nepalis without Nepal: Migration, Livelihood and Identity

ii)   23 July: Panel discussion entitled Earthquake 2015 and Social Scientists: Reflections from the Field and Afar moderated by David Gellner (University of Oxford) with Jeevan Baniya (Social Science Baha), Bhaskar Gautam (Martin Chautari), Austin Lord (Cornell University) and Mallika Shakya (South Asian University) as the panelists

iii)   24 July: Presentation by Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya on the importance of archives with reference to the 1934 earthquake.

Please direct your queries via email: conference@soscbaha.org or via phone: 01-4472807. Please ‘like’ Social Science Baha on Facebook and follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/soscbaha to receive regular updates about our events.


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

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