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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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  • 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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  • Nepal CA Elections 2013 Roundtable Discussion organized January 02, 2014 Nepal CA Elections 2013 Roundtable Discussion organized

    A good turnout filled the room at the ‘Round-table Discussion: Nepal Elections 2013 – What Next?’ organized by the BNAC at SOAS on 6 December. The event opened with presentations from David Gellner, Mara Malagodi and Surya Subedi from the BNAC, and from the Nepal’s well-known political commentator CK Lal. The discussion was then opened to […]

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  • Piers Blaikie delivered 11th Annual BNAC Lecture (2013) November 29, 2013 Piers Blaikie delivered 11th Annual BNAC Lecture (2013)

    The 11th Annual BNAC lecture was held on Thursday, 28 October, 2013, in SOAS London.  The lecture entitled “Reflections on Thirty Years of Research in Nepal: The Politics of Subjects, Researchers and Audience” was delivered by Piers Blaikie based on his long-standing research in Nepal. For more details of the lecture and information about Piers Blaikie, […]

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  • April 23, 2013 11th Nepal Study Day (NSD) Concluded

    The 11th  BNAC Nepal Study Day was held on Thursday, 18 April and Friday, 19 April, 2013, hosted by The University of Edinburgh and Royal Botanical Graden, Edinburgh. The event featured about 30 excellent presentations and many stimulating discussions on a wide range of issues. For more information, click here.

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