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Britain-Nepal Academic Council Britain-Nepal Academic Council

TheBritain-Nepal Academic Council was established on 23 May 2000 at a large meeting at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London of British academics and researchers interested in various aspects of ...

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  • Call for Papers for 2017 Nepal Study Days at Bournemouth University December 27, 2016 Call for Papers for 2017 Nepal Study Days at Bournemouth University

    Call for Papers for the 15th Nepal Study Days 12-13 April 2017, hosted by Bournemouth University, UK   The Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) invites scholars and practitioners from all disciplines to participate in the 15th BNAC Nepal Study Days. All presentations should focus on Nepal, its diaspora and/or the Nepali cultural world. We invite presentations […]

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  • Nepal Earthquakes Remembered May 22, 2016 Nepal Earthquakes Remembered

    On 18 May 2016 BNAC along with SOAS South Asia Institute (SSAI) organised an event in SOAS London to remember the earthquakes that struck Nepal on 25 April and 12 May 2015. It featured 10 short films and documentaries, 4 poetries and performances, two musical presentations, and some other presentations responding to the earthquakes. The event was […]

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  • ‘Serious concern’ at the arrest of Kanak Mani Dixit – BNAC Statement April 28, 2016 ‘Serious concern’ at the arrest of Kanak Mani Dixit – BNAC Statement

    Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) has issued a press statement expressing its serious concern at the arrest of Journalist Kanak Mani Dixit by the Nepal’s Commission for the Investigation of the Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Nepal. The full text of the statement is as follows: (Please click here for the PDF version).   27th April 2016 Statement […]

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  • Workshop on Britain-Nepal Relations Organised March 27, 2016 Workshop on Britain-Nepal Relations Organised

    Marking the 200 years of the establishment of Britain-Nepal relations, BNAC organized a workshop on 23rd March 2016. The workshop, which was organized in Djam Lecture Theatre SOAS, London had seven papers presented followed by discussions on the historical aspects of Britain-Nepal relations. There was a public event in the evening starting with a reception (17.15-18.15) […]

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  • BNAC Statement: End  the Political Crisis in Nepal and in Indo-Nepal Relations November 09, 2015 BNAC Statement: End the Political Crisis in Nepal and in Indo-Nepal Relations

    London Issuing a press statement today, the Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) has expressed deep concerns about the current political situation in Nepal and the crisis in Nepal-India relations. The Executive Committee of the BNAC, which consists of 14 academics from the universities of Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool John Moores, London, Oxford, and West of Scotland, and […]

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  • Deep Concern on the CIAA Interference in an Academic Institution (SSB) October 01, 2016 Deep Concern on the CIAA Interference in an Academic Institution (SSB)

    The Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC), as a partner organization of the SSB, wishes to express its deep concern about the report in The Himalayan Times on 25 September 2016 that the CIAA has encouraged the Social Welfare Council to investigate both the Social Science Baha and the Alliance for Social Dialogue.[1] The BNAC is supported in this by academics from across the world who have experience of doing research in Nepal (see list below)

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  • June 07, 2015 BNAC Elects Five New Members of Executive Committee

    Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) has elected five new members of executive committee for four years. Dr Feyzi Ismail (SOAS, University of London), Premila van Ommen, Dr Sara Parker (Liverpool John Moores University) and Dr Stefanie Lotter (SOAS, University of London) have been elected through email voting, which was conducted between 22/05/2015 and 05/06/2015.  BNAC has also co-opted Dr Kalyan Bhandari (University of […]

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  • Nepal Earthquake- BNAC Issues a Statement April 30, 2015 Nepal Earthquake- BNAC Issues a Statement

    On 25 April 2015 a huge earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit hard several parts of Nepal including the Kathmandu Valley, where the capital of Nepal is located. Aftershocks continued for days. Thousands of people have died, many more have been injured, hundreds of thousands of houses have either collapsed or are badly […]

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  • BNAC Organized13th Nepal Study Days, General Meeting April 19, 2015 BNAC Organized13th Nepal Study Days, General Meeting

    The 13th BNAC Nepal Study Days (NSD) organised on 16-17 April 2015, with support from the South Asia Institute at SOAS, London, has been a huge success. 28 papers on 9 diverse themes concerning Nepal and its global connections were presented and debated by a large number of participants, ranging from postgraduate students to established […]

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  • Annual Lecture 2014 Given by Prof Coningham November 26, 2014 Annual Lecture 2014 Given by Prof Coningham

    London, 19 November 2014 BNAC Annual Lecture 2014 was organised in SOAS London. Prof. Robin Coningham, with Kosh Acharya, spoke on ‘Tilaurakot-Kapilvastu: New Archaeological Discoveries in the Nepal Terai’ Prof. Coningham described the history of the site of Tilaurakot and laid out the overwhelming evidence which supports – despite some continuing dissident voices – the […]

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