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The Britain-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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  • ‘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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  • 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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  • November 17, 2014 Annual Lecture 2014 to go live

    BNAC Annual Lecture 2014, on 19th November at 18.00, to be webcast live @ www.radiorhino.net ’Tilaurakot-Kapilavastu: New Archaeological Discoveries in the Nepal Terai’. (तिलौराकोट-कपिलवस्तु: नेपालको तराइमा नयाँ पुरातात्विक उपलब्धीहरू) by Prof. Robin Connigham Thanks to Rhino Group for their voluntary service. Details of the announcement. http://bnac.ac.uk/activities/613/

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  • Successful Completion of the Third Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya August 03, 2014 Successful Completion of the Third Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya

    Social Science Baha in Partnership with the Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) and Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS) successfully organised the Third Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya  from 23 to 25 July, 2014 in Kathmandu. Professor Michael Hutt, who has been one of the two BNAC representatives on the organising committee since this conference started, attended this […]

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  • BNAC Appoints New Team of Officers April 27, 2014 BNAC Appoints New Team of Officers

    BNAC’s Annual General Meeting held on 25 April 2014 elected a new team of officers as follows: Chair: David Gellner, General Secretary: Krishna Adhikari and Treasurer: Celayne Heaton Shrestha. The meeting, chaired by Michael Hutt,  was held as part of the BNAC Study Days, in 64 Banbury Rd, Oxford (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Univ. of Oxford). […]

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