About Social Science Baha


The Social Science Baha is an independent, non-profit organisation set up with the objective of promoting and enhancing the study of and research in the social sciences in Nepal. Established on 1 January 2002 with the primary focus of starting a social science library, the Social Science Baha was initially hosted at Himal Association, a non-profit organisation located at Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur. By the time of its formal registration as an independent entity on 15 January 2007, however, the Baha had diversified its activities and become involved in other areas as well, namely: i) conducting the four-month-long Immersion Course on Contemporary Social Issues; ii) hosting lectures, discussions, workshops, and conferences; iii) publishing books, occasional papers and journals; and iv) conducting research.
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Social Science Baha

Lecture Series LXXX

Social Science Baha

invites you to its

Lecture Series LXXX

Eiko Ikegami
Gods, Power and Common Folks
City and Religion in Kyoto, Japan

4 pm • 22 December, 2014 (Monday) • The City Museum, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu

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The Fourth Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya
22-24 July, 2015, Kathmandu

organised by

Social Science Baha, Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, Britain-Nepal Academic Council & Centre for Himalayan Studies-CNRS 

Proposals are invited for stand-alone papers or three-paper panels.

Papers can deal with any aspect of life in Nepal and the Himalaya from a social science perspective. Papers can also be comparative so long as Nepal or the Himalaya is included in the comparison.

Length of presentation: 40 minutes per paper, including discussant, floor discussions and remarks from the chair.
Interested individuals are asked to submit an abstract of 400-500 words along with a two-page CV.

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