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

Public Events

Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya 2016

organised by Social Science Baha in partnership with Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, Britain-Nepal Academic Council, Centre for Himalayan Studies-CNRS & Nepal Academic Network (Japan)

Public Events
at Hotel Shanker, Lazimpat

5 pm, 27 July, 2016 (Wednesday)

Panel Discussion

Academic Journal Publishing in and about Nepal: Some Reflections
with Pratyoush Onta, Editor, Studies in Nepali History and Society
Man Bahadur Khattri, Editor, Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Heather Hindman, President, Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, publisher of Himalaya
 and Michael Hutt, Contributing Editor, European Bulletin of Himalayan Research

Moderated by Janak Rai, Lecturer, Tribhuvan University, Nepal 

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Registration Open

Registration Open
for the
Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya 2016
27-29 July, 2016 • Hotel Shanker, Lazimpat

Registration is now open for the fifth Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya being organised by Social Science BahaAssociation for Nepal and Himalayan StudiesBritain-Nepal Academic Council, Centre for Himalayan Studies-CNRS & Nepal Academic Network (Japan).

The conference web page can be viewed at here

Registration is compulsory to attend the conference. Registration entitles participants to entry to the conference as well as all meals served over the three days. There is no deadline but since there are a limited number of seats, registration will be on a first-come basis.

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