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This website is the home for our research partnership focusing on reconstruction efforts in Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes.

Dolakha, Nepal, December 2016. Photo by Sara Shneiderman.

Working paper published: ‘Reconstructing Nepal: Post-Earthquake Experiences from Bhaktapur, Dhading, and Sindhupalchowk’

Working paper published: ‘Reconstructing Nepal: Post-Earthquake Experiences from Bhaktapur, Dhading, and Sindhupalchowk’

The paper examines various forms of expertise and governance practices in relation to house-building processes.

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.

Dr. Shneiderman presents context, objectives, and significance of ELMNR partnership project

Dr. Shneiderman presents context, objectives, and significance of ELMNR partnership project

The presentation discusses the themes and impacts of the partnership’s work, both inside and outside of Nepal