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November events on Earthquake and Tsunami Aftermaths

November events on Earthquake and Tsunami Aftermaths

Project lead Sara Shneiderman, Associate Professor in UBC’s Department of Anthropology and School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, is organizing and participating in two upcoming discussion forums on earthquake aftermaths.

Joint conference panel with SWAY project in Kathmandu

Several research team members presented at the 7th Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya, 24-26 July 2019, as members of the panel “From Epicentre to Aftermath: Ethnographic and Historical Views of Post-Earthquake Nepal”. This joint panel was organized in cooperation with the project “After the Earth’s Violent Sway: the tangible and intangible legacies […]

Presentation at NEEDS Conference, Uppsala University, Sweden

Project members presented on a case-study of Bhaktapur heritage reconstruction.

May 28th Public Seminar at University of Copenhagen

The public seminar presented findings from our research project in dialogue with scholars working on disasters in other areas of the world.

Final Partnership Workshop in Denmark

Our 3rd and final international partnership workshop for this grant project was held in Denmark from May 24th-28th, 2019

Sister School Partnership between Bayview School (Vancouver, Canada) & Sundrawati School (Dolakha, Nepal)

A group of students from Bayview have become penpals with students at Sundrawati to learn about the devastating effects of Nepal’s 2015 earthquakes.

New bibliographic resource guide published

The new resource guide is prepared by a project at SOAS, in collaboration with Social Science Baha.

New book publication: The Politics of Change: Reflections on Contemporary Nepal

Partnership member Mr. Thapa has edited this new book, and Dr. Shneiderman has co-authored a chapter on Citizenship and Inclusion in Nepal.

Op-ed: Reconstruction Conundrums

Op-ed: Reconstruction Conundrums

Several partnership members have published an op-ed in the Kathmandu Post.