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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 applications for the ‘BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2019’ October 02, 2018 Call for applications for the ‘BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2019’

    15.09.2018 Following the success and popularity of the PhD Dissertation Prize 2018, the Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) is pleased to announce its ‘PhD Dissertation Prize’ for 2019. Applications are invited from eligible candidates by 31st November 2018. Details of the call including eligibility criteria and instructions for preparing your application are as follows: Eligibility Applicants […]

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  • BNAC Appoints New Team of Officers April 19, 2018 BNAC Appoints New Team of Officers

    BNAC’s Annual General Meeting held on 17 April 2018 elected a new team of officers for four years

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  • Dr Marina Korzenevica is awarded BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2018 April 11, 2018 Dr Marina Korzenevica is awarded BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2018

      London The Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC)’s first PhD Dissertation Prize (2018) is awarded to Dr Marina Korzenevica’s paper ‘Young People Navigating Political Engagement through Post-war Instability and Mobility: A Case from Rural Nepal’. The paper was published in Geoforum 74 in 2016, and can be accessed through this link https://www.sciencedirect.com/s cience/article/pii/S001671851630149X. A panel […]

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  • Call for applications for the ‘BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2018’ December 25, 2017 Call for applications for the ‘BNAC PhD Dissertation Prize 2018’

    BNAC is pleased to announce that a ‘PhD Dissertation Prize’ of £250 has been set up to encourage and reward a PhD student or graduate. Students registered for a PhD in South Asia, the UK, or in other EU countries are invited to apply for the Prize

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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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  • 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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  • 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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