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Workshop on civic and political participation of Nepalis in the UK

Coinciding with the date of CNSUK’s establishment, on the 11th June 2017 CNSUK is holding a workshop programme on: ‘Political and civic participation: experience and way forward’. In the workshop, we the CNSUK is trying to bring as many of the 19 UK Nepali community leaders, who........

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CNSUK team visited HQBG and Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Centre for Nepal Studies UK team, consisting of Executive Director Lokendra Purush Dhakal, members Dr Chandra Laksamba, and Dr Krishna Adhikari, and advisor Prof David Gellner, visited Headquarters of British of Gurkhas, and Royal Military Academy Sandhurst . CNSUK thanks to Col J G Robinson........

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CNSUK Research Fellow presented at the Oxford University

Fraser Sugden, who is affiliated to CNSUK as a Fellow, made a presentation on 'Agrarian change, climate stress and shifting class relations in the Nepal-Bihar borderlands' as organized by the School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography, Oxford.20.05.2016. Podcast (external link) here ........

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CNSUK members presentating at BNAC study days

Members of the Centre for Nepal Studies of UK presented their research results in the 14th Nepal Studies Days held in Liverpool John Moore University on 14-15 April 2016. Dr Chandra Laksamba (with Krishna Adhikari, Lokendra Dhakal and Dr Sangita Shrestha) presented, "Which Direction are........

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Briefing of CNSUK activities in Nepal

CNSUK's Sr. Researcher Dr Krishna Adhikari (ex-ED), who is also the General Secretary of BNAC, paid a courtesy call to Dr Gail Marzetti, Head of DFID Nepal, and Richard Morris, HE British Ambassador to Nepal in their respective offices today. In particular, issues of academic and research int........

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Rural Development, Policies, CBOs and Their Sustainability in Nepal

A book on Nepal's development, also contributed by two of CNSUK's researchers and members is out now.  The  book is edited by Dr Ambika P Adhikari and Dr Govinda Dahal et al. and contributed in various ways by 34 other experts in the field, the book lo........

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Nepal After the Constitution - A Roundtable Discussion at LSE

On 11 February the LSESU Nepalese Society hosted an expert panel to discuss Nepal’s long-awaited new Constitution. The included Professor Michael Hutt, Dr Mara Malagodi, Dr Punam Yadav and Dr Chandra Laksamba.

Call for Applications for CNSUK’s Motilal Singh Master’s Dissertation Scholarship 2016

The Centre for Nepal Studies UK invites applications from Master’s students studying in Nepali universities for a small grant (scholarship) up to a maximum of Rs 50,000 to provide assistance with expenses incurred during fieldwork and/or the writing of dissertations on subjects related to N........

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Celebrating the bicentenary of diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and Nepal

CNSUK’s members at a reception to celebrate the bicentenary of diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and Nepal at the Locarno Suite, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London on Wednesday 16th December 2015.

Prof. Dr. Abhi Subedi's Talk Programme on ' Nepali Diaspora Literature: Meaning, Contemporary Trend, and Beyond' held in Farnborough

The Centre for Nepal Studies (CNSUK) convened a talk programme – ‘Nepali Diaspora Literature: Meaning Contemporary Trend and Beyond’ in Farnborough, Hampshire on 14 November 2015. A total of 25 individuals with wide-ranging interests in diasporic literature participated in the p........

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Social Mobility Project start up meeting in Reading

Reading Meeting on Social Mobility Project On 1st October 2015 a start-up meeting for the Big Lottery Fund supported 'Social Mobility Ethnic Minority Project – a case study of Nepalis (SMEM- N)’ was held by CNSUK in Reading. The meeting was represented by 15 participants from ........

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Farnborough Meeting of Social Mobility Project

A start up meeting for the Big Lottery Fund supported 'Social Mobility Ethnic Minority Project – a case study of Nepalis (SMEM-N)’ was held by CNSUK at Rushmoor Borough Council  in Farnborough on 28 August 2015. The meeting was represented by 15 participants from 12 different........

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Executive Director's Note: Launching of CNSUK’s redesigned website

We all from the CNSUK would like to welcome you to our redesigned website. After a few years of important service, we thought finally the time has come to retire our old site and replace it with a more clearer and user friendly website, which is in front of you now. What is new? The new webs........

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Summer Retreat 2015

CNSUK's summer retreat and treat 2015. Some important decisions include: (a) New BLF funded research project on social mobility to start on 14/07/2015, (b) revamped website to be formally launched soon, (c) follow up support to two schools in Nuwakot affected by earthquake (plus policy contri........

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Big Lottery Fund Award

Centre for Nepal Studies UK (CNSUK) was awarded a Grant Offer by the Big Lottery Fund for a Research Study Project, ‘Ethnic Minority Social Mobility Project’ on 27 June 2015. This project will carry out a small-scale study to explore the migration and social mobility patterns of ........

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Launching of Directory 2015

Centre for Nepal Studies UK (CNSUK)’s latest publication, 'Directory 2015 of Nepali (Individuals, Businesses and Organisations) in the UK', was released here at a function by Professor Surya Subedi, OBE.   The directory was released in a gathering organised by Non-Res........

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