Nepal Programs

Nepal Speaker Series

Speaker Series

Winter Quarter 2020:

Shradha Ghale: “Parks vs. People: An Unresolved Conflict in Nepal”

Where: Thomson Hall, Room 101

When: Thursday January 16th 2020, 5:30PM

Fall Quarter 2019:

Lauren Leve: “Christian Women, Ethical Practices of Care: Engaging the (Im)moral Nepal State”

Where: Denny Hall, Room 313

When: Thursday December 5th 209, 3:30 – 5:00PM

Spring Quarter 2018:

Manjushree Thapa: “How Not To Narrate A Nation”

Where: Thomson Hall, Room 101

When: Thursday April 19th 2018, 4:30 – 6 PM

 

Winter Quarter 2018:

Amanda Snellinger, PhD: ‘Scalar Politics: Techniques of Accumulating Political Influence’

Where: Thomson Hall, Room 317 (click for map)
When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018: 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Autumn Quarter 2017:

James Fisher, PhD: ‘Trans-Himalayan Traders Transformed’

Where: Thomson Hall, Room 317 (click for map)
When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Spring Quarter 2017:

Bhagawan Koirala, MD: ‘Federalism and Nepal’s Health System: Challenges and Opportunities.’

Where: Thomson Hall, Room 101 (click for map)
When: Thursday, May 18, 2017: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Federalism and Nepal’s Health System - flyer

Sara Shneiderman, PhD: ‘Restructuring Life: Citizenship, Territory and Religiosity in Nepal’s State of Transformation’
Where: Thomson Hall, Room 101 (click for map)
When: Thursday, April 13, 2017: 4:30pm-6:00pm

Restructuring Life flyer

Mark Turin, PhD: ‘Collaborations in Language: Partnerships, Representations, and Resurgence’
Where: Thomson Hall, Room 101 (click for map)
When: Friday, April 14, 2017: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Collaborations in Language flyer

Spring Quarter 2016:

Shobha Hamal Gurung, PhD: ‘Nepali Migrant Women: Resistance & Survival in America’
Where: Thomson 101
When: Thursday, May 5, 2016: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Nepali Migrant Women

Ram Shrestha, MD: ‘From Survival to Revival: Redefining the role of a University in Post-Earthquake Nepal. Experience from Kathmandu University’ The Chronic Disaster of Mental Health in Nepal: Strengthening Health Systems Before and After the Earthquake’
Where: Foege Auditorium (GNOM S060)
When: Thursday, April 14, 2016: 5:30pm-6:20pm

From Survival to Revival

Winter Quarter 2016:

Bihav Acharya, MD and Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD: ‘The Chronic Disaster of Mental Health in Nepal: Strengthening Health Systems Before and After the Earthquake’
Where: Foege Auditorium (GNOM S060)
When: Tuesday, February 9, 2016: 4:30pm-6:20pm

Chronic Disaster flyer

Autumn Quarter 2015:

Robert Desjarlais, PhD: ‘Poeisis in Living and Dying’
Where: Gowen 201
When: Wednesday, October 7, 2015: 3:30pm-5:00pm

Poiesls in Living and Dying flyer

Summer Quarter 2015:

Rajendra Koju, MD: ‘Fighting a War Without Enemies’: Dhulikhel Hospital and the Response to the Earthquakes in Nepal
Where: Allen North Library Auditorium, 181L
When: Thursday, July 2, 2015: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Audio file here:


Fighting a War Without Enemies flyer

Spring Quarter 2015:

Nathalie Williams, PhD: Weather shocks and migration in Chitwan, Nepal: Abandonment or adjustment of rural livelihoods?
Where: Loew 102
When: Thursday, May 28, 2015: 3:30pm-4:20pm

Weather shocks and migration in Chitwan flyer

Arjun Karki, MD: Improving Population Health in Nepal: New Policy Initiatives
Where: Allen North Library Auditorium, 081L
When: Thursday, April 30, 2015: 4:00pm-5:00pm
Presentation link here

Improving Population Health in Nepal flyer

Winter Quarter 2015:

Chandra Jha, PhD: Illicit Drug Use in Nepal
Where: Allen North Library Auditorium, 081L
When: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 2015: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Illicit Drug Use in Nepal

Autumn Quarter 2014:

Roshan Shrestha, PhD: Mobilizing youth to address to address public health emergencies: Experience from a cholera outbreak in Western Nepal
Where: Thomson 101
When: Friday, October 17, 2015, 2014: 4:30pm-6:00pm

Mobilizing youth to address to address public health emergencies flyer