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Past Projects

British Gurkha Pension Policies

British Gurkha Pension Policies and Ex- Gurkha Campaigns: A Review (2012 - 2014)   CNSUK carried out a systematic review of British Government’s pension policies and related campaign to fill gap in knowledge and came out with important findings and policy implications. A report........

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Nepali Census

After successful completion of the “Large Scale Survey of Nepalis in the UK between 2007 - 2010 (popularised as Census)” and subsequent UK censuses, we have been able to establish the size and dynamics of the Nepali ethnic population in the UK. Among others a book entitled, “Nep........

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Nepali Directories (2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015)

The directories, first of its kind, have proved to be useful resources in promoting connectivity among Nepalis and their friends in the UK, publicising profiles of social organisations and their activities, and promoting Nepali businesses in the UK. Also the directories proved to be useful materi........

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Varieties of Religiosity

Vernacular Religion: Varieties of Religiosity in the Nepali Diaspora (2009 - 2012)   A collaborative project conducted with Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, looked at the religious practices of Nepalis in the UK, Belgium and in Nepal. 

Surrey Heath Museum

Surrey Heath Museum, CNSUK and the local Nepali community conducted a collaborative project called ‘Nepali Connections’ in 2012. Nepali Connections was an exhibition that celebrated the local Nepali population, both first and second generations, who have made their home in Surrey Heat........

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Gurkha VC

Leicester in the First World War: The first Gurkha VC Kulbir Thapa   (Crystal Clear Creators - HLF Funded Project 2013 - 2014)   Rifleman Kulbir Thapa, VC, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles, is the first Nepali who had been awarded the Victoria ........

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