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The Britain-Nepal Academic Council was established on 23 May 2000 at a large meeting at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London of British academics and researchers interested in various aspects of...

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  • November 12, 2021 BNAC organising forum on fieldwork in Nepal during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Discussion forum on fieldwork in Nepal during the Covid-19 pandemic: practicalities, safety and ethics 22nd November 2021, 9:30-10:30 am UK time/3:15-4:15 pm Nepal time  With a changing pandemic situation as vaccines are rolled out, many researchers based both in Nepal and overseas are considering the resumption of fieldwork on the ground in Nepal. The Britain […]

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  • BNAC asks PM to remove Nepal from Covid-19 red list September 27, 2021 BNAC asks PM to remove Nepal from Covid-19 red list

    27.09.2021  Britain-Nepal Academic Council has sent a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressing concerns on its decision of 17 September 2021 to keep Nepal in the Covid-19 red list. The council argues that the decision to keep Nepal in the red list while upgrading other South Asia countries to the amber list is […]

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  • Prof. Sushan Acharya to Deliver 19th BNAC Annual Lecture (2021) July 05, 2021 Prof. Sushan Acharya to Deliver 19th BNAC Annual Lecture (2021)

    Dr Sushan Acharya, Professor of Education at the Central Department of Education, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, will deliver the BNAC’s 19th Annual Nepal Lecture, on “We didn’t get to study so we learned to weave”:  Women, indigenous learning and functional literacy in Nepal (“हामीले पढ्न पाएनौँ, त्यसैले बुन्न सिक्यौँ”: नेपालमा महिला, रैथाने सिकाइ र व्यावहारिक साक्षरता). […]

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  • May 04, 2021 Amy Leigh Johnson and Kumud Rana awarded BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2021

    22.04.2021 The Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC)’s PhD Dissertation Prize 2021 is awarded to Dr Amy Leigh Johnson and Dr Kumud Rana for their PhD dissertation chapters ‘Before Belonging: Settler Emplacement in the Farwest Tarai’ and ‘Transnational AIDS networks, regional solidarities and the configuration of male sexuality in Nepal’ respectively. In her chapter Amy, who was […]

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  • Internship Position at BNAC: Survey of Nepali Studies in Europe and the Americas April 13, 2021 Internship Position at BNAC: Survey of Nepali Studies in Europe and the Americas

    The Britain-Nepal Academic Council is concerned that from 2020 onward students in UK colleges and universities will no longer have the opportunity to study Nepali language and culture, following the discontinuation of courses in these subjects at SOAS.  Its Executive Committee recently discussed a number of ways in which the BNAC might act to fill […]

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  • BNAC’s 20th Anniversary Celebrated January 20, 2021 BNAC’s 20th Anniversary Celebrated

    on 5th Nov. BNAC celebrated its 20th Anniversary online, amidst a special programme.

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  • Liana Chase and Ivan Deschenaux awarded BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2020 October 12, 2020 Liana Chase and Ivan Deschenaux awarded BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2020

    London 10 April 2020 The Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC)’s 20th Anniversary PhD Dissertation Prize (2020) is awarded to Dr Liana Chase and Dr Ivan Deschenaux for their PhD dissertation chapters ‘Care in Translation’ and ‘No Culture of Our Own’ respectively.

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  • March 31, 2020 Notice: Postponement of NSD 4-5 May 2020

    Update: This will be now organised online on 22-23 April 2021. 18 March 2020 We are sorry to announce that Nepal Study Days due to take place on 4-5 May 2020 has been postponed until further notice. This is a precautionary measure following the increase in the number of coronavirus cases in London. The situation […]

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  • Call for applications for the ‘BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2020′ January 09, 2020 Call for applications for the ‘BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2020′

    06.01.2020 Following the success and popularity of the PhD Dissertation Prize in 2018 and 2019, the Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) is pleased to announce its ‘PhD Dissertation Prize’ for 2020. To mark the 20th year of the BNAC’s existence, we are pleased to announce two prizes this year. Applications are invited from eligible candidates by […]

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  • BNAC and Martin Chautari Initiate a New Lecture Series. December 18, 2019 BNAC and Martin Chautari Initiate a New Lecture Series.

    Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) and Martin Chautari have started a collaborative initiative to organise a new lecture series themed as the Martin Chautari – BNAC Lecture Series. The idea is to promote knowledge exchange between the two organisations, by offering BNAC members and other UK-based academics and researchers a  platform for sharing their research […]

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