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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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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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BNAC Nepal Study Day

BNAC, CNSUK's institutional partner, organised a Nepal conference, ‘The 13th Nepal Study Days’, at SOAS London on 16 - 17 April 2015. 28 papers were presented over two days, including papers by the CNSUK's members on current research project ‘Social Mobility of Nepali Di........

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CNSUK Talk Programme

CNSUK organised a talk programme on “Migration and Social Mobility in South Asia and South Asian Diaspora” on 18 February 2015 in Aldershot. In the programme, Dr Sangita Shrestha talked about the past, present and future research projects of CNSUK. Dr Jagannath Adhikari from Australia........

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Summer Retreat

Keeping with the tradition, the small team of CNSUK (and their family members) met on 18 July 2014 at Reading for a summer barbecue plus a 'retreat'- to reflect on the past and revisethe future course. Despite BBC's forecast of the rainy day (mostly heavy) it turned out to be brig........

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CNSUK Meeting

After welcoming Dr Fraser Sugden on board, CNSUK team had a meeting on 12 April 2014 in Reading. A range of possibilities of collaborative research and publications were explored and discussed. One of them is related to CNSUK media action plan (which is being coordinated by Dr Sangita Shrestha wh........

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CNSUK - Parliamentary Hearing on Gurkhas

CNSUK appeared in the first hearing of the Gurkha Welfare Inquiry: All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on 12 March 2014. A 45 minutes presentation by Lokendra Prush Dhakal, Dr Chandra Laksamba, Dr Krishna Adhikari and Prof David N. Gellner was followed byquestions and answers sessions by the MPs........

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Technical advice to FNJ UK

Dr Krishna Adhikari from CNSUK provided technical advice to FNJ UK for its first Media Survey 2014. He also supervised this small survey. For more information about the survey, please visit www.fnjuk.org

BNAC Nepal Study Day

The 12th BNAC ‘Nepal Study Day’ was held on 24 and 25 April 2014 at the University of Oxford. On the Study Days, CNSUK’s members presented papers in various issues namely; ‘British Gurkha Pension Policies: A Review’ by Dr Chandra Laksamba and Lokendra Dhakal, ‘........

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CNSUK Seminar & Farewell to the Ambassador

Dr Milan Adhikari presented a paper on "Gender Assessment in the Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme (LFLP): Some Measures of Empowerment" in a seminar organised by CNSUK at the Embassy of Nepal. CNSUK also bids farewell to HE Ambassador Dr Suresh Chandra Chalise after the Semina........

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Dr Sugden and Dr Shrestha Join CNSUK

CNSUK appointed two new research members in its team in January 2014. Dr Fraser Sugden, who has a PhD in Geography from the University of Edinburgh has joined CNSUK as a CNSUK Fellow. He specialises in the political economy of agriculture and water management and is currently based in Nepal. Simi........

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