Selected Abstracts and Panels for the Chautari Annual Conference-2022

Discussion Type: Chautari Annual-Conference | Date: 30 Nov 2022 | Time: 08:00 AM


The following abstracts and panels have been selected for the Chautari Annual Conference-2022 to be held in Kathmandu on November 30–December 2, 2022. More details about the conference will be uploaded in this website when they become available.

S.N. Name Title
1. Abhijit Dihidar, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Goreswar College, Assam, India Borderland Communities and Their Interactions with the Nepali State: A Case of the Rajbanshis of Eastern Nepal
2. Ajapa Sharma, PhD Student, Department of History, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Subjects Between States: Extradition Between Nepal and Colonial India in the 1920s
3. Anupama Mahat, Visiting Faculty, Kathmandu University What #metoo Reveals about Society's Attitude Towards Victim of Rape and Workplace Safety for Women in Nepal? An Analysis from Sushmita Regmi Case
4. Avash Bhandari, PhD Candidate,  University of Illinois at Chicago Sales of Sleepers: A History of Nepal Government Timber Works and Saw Mills, Nepalgunj, 1900-1905.
5. Benju KC Locally Elected Women Representatives’ Construction of Representation: A Case from a Local Government in Karnali Province
6. Bidya Maharjan, Mahidol University, Thailand Identifying Legal Barriers to the Equal Enjoyment of Human Rights of People with  Psychosocial Disability in Nepal
7. Chandra Narayan Chaudhary, Central Deprtment of Political Science, Tribhuvan University Radical Indigenization in Plurinational State Nepal
8. Darshan Karki, PhD Candidate, University of Zurich Tarai-Madhes: A Review of Studies on the Region and Its People
9. Debaditya Dutta, Assistant Professor, Government General Degree College, Mangalkote, India Mountains, Modernity and Nature: Reconfiguring the Aspects of Himalayan Mountaineering
10. Deepanjali Shrestha, Department of Gender Studies, TU Review of Policies and Programmes on Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse in Nepal
11. Devaka KC, Department of Gender Studies, TU Men's Role to Increase Women's Participation in Politics
12. Hanna Ketola, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom From Clandestine to Social Mobilisation Path: The Maoist People's War in Nepal
13. Harsh Mahaseth, Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean (Academic Affairs), Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India Art and its Relevance: Is there a Problem with the Kumari Dance or the Kumari Culture?
14. Jivesh Jha, Judicial Officer, Dhanusha District Court, Janakpur, Nepal Mediation in Nepal: A Study of the Legal Frameworks for Amicable Settlements
15. Kalpana Kumal, Department of Gender Studies, TU Perception of Married Women on Marital Rape in Nepal
16. Komal Prasad Phuyal, Lecturer, Central Department of English, TU Changing Contours of the Rebel: A Study of Contemporary Nepali Fictions
17. Kritika Chettri, Assistant Professor, University of North Bengal, India Understanding Disaster and Catastrophe through the Lens of the Nepali Short Stories of Sushma Joshi and Maheshbikram Shah
18. Kundan Chaitanya, Kathmandu School of Law Role of Caste Based Politics in Madhesh Pradesh
19. Laxmi Bakhadyo, PhD Candidate,  Department of Law, TU Contribution of Royal Ladies in Legal Regime of Nepal
20. Lazana Deshar, Patan Multiple Campus, TU Status of Digital Literacy and the Barriers Faced by Senior Citizens in Nepl: Case Study of Latitpur District, Nepal
21. Lina Baniya, TU Blood and Social System: Battle of “Purity” And “Impurity”
22. Mala Rai, Department of Gender Studies, TU Underrepresentation of Indigenous Women of Nepal in Academia
23. Manila Tamang, Assistant Professor, University of North Bengal, India Migration Trends: A Case Study of Indian Nepali from Darjeeling and Kalimpong to Kathamandu Valley
24. Mohan Dangaura, Central Department of English, TU Caste, Community and Construction of a Tharu Subjectivity in Resham Chaudhary's novels "Chirphar", "Bandhuwa Kamaiya" and "Hidden Stories  from Prison"
25. Narayani Devkota, Saraswati Multiple Campus, TU Self-reflective Analysis of Hundred Years Long Women Movement in Nepal
26. Nirmal Acharya, TU Writer Gochalis: Under the Censorship, Publication Activism of the Tharu Scholars
27. Phatya Bahadur Khadka, Department of Gender Studies, TU Bridging Disaster and Mental Health: A Study on Marginalized Adolescents Affected by Floods in Melamchi
28. Pragyan Thapa, PhD Research Fellow, University of Agder Kristiansand, Norway and Sudhamshu Dahal,  Department of Languages and Mass Communication Kathmandu University Kathmandu Entrepreneurial Agency and Emerging Constructions of Youth and Middle-class  Identity: An Interpretive Case study on Kathmandu’s Young and Middle-class Digital Entrepreneurs
29. Priti Sharma, Department of Gender Studies, TU Technology-Facilitated Sexual Violence: A Review
30. Priyanka Chhetri, Department of Political Science, Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya Siliguri, India UNHCR and Nepal : The Problems and Challenges of Relief, Resettlement and Rehabilitation
31. Rajala Dangol, Department of Gender Studies, TU Paternity Leave – Experience and Effective in Nepal
32 Rajya Laxmi Gurung, Researcher and Madhusudan Subedi, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Nepal Menstrual Practices among Hindu Families of Western Nepal: Normative Vs Contemporary Practices
33. Rita Baramu, Program Manager, Body & Data  Unpacking the Patrilocal Custom: Study on Lived Experience of Married Women in Nepal
34. Rita Baramu, Program Manager, Body & Data and Dikshya Khadgi, Law Practitioner Unshackling Expression: A Study on Laws Criminalising Expression Online in Nepal
35. Roshani Regmi and Apurwa Baral; Advocates Inclusive Nationalism as a Tool for Democracy: Understanding the Relationship between Nationalism and Democratic Movements in Nepal
36. Sabita Maharjan, Department of Gender Studies, TU Single Motherhood, Parenting and Mental Health : The Lived Experience of a Single Mother in Nepal
37. Sachin Ghimire, Department of Public Health, Manamohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences Strengthening Health System and Risk Mitigation at the Local Levels in the Post Federalization Context : A Call to Interdisciplinary Approach
38. Samrat Kunjeda Exercising Rights Against Torture in Nepal
39. Sandesh Dhakal, Madhusudan Pokharel and Sujan Shrestha; Central Department of Psychology, TU Psychological Research in Nepal: Prospects and Challenges
40. Sandhya Acharya, Department of Gender Studies, TU Application of Returned Migrants Skill: Implication on Human Capital Formation
41. Sanjila Moktan, Martin Chautari Disadvantaged Social Groups, Livelihoods and Selling Kidneys: Stories from Nepal’s “Hyulsa” Village
42. Santosh Aryal,  Tulip Diagnostics Social Situation of LGBTIQ
43. Santosh Kumar Baidhya Tamang, READ Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal मासेर नसकिएको समुदायको चेली सीता बडामहारानी
44. Shanti Barma, Handicap International Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in Nepal : A Perspective from Substantive Equality
45. Shubha Kayastha, Body & Data Privacy in the Digital Age and as Understood by Marginalized Groups in Nepal
46. Sonam Dechen Gurung, Universität Heidelberg, Germany Photography and Protest: Gleaning Dalit Resistance in Nepal
47. Souvidhya Khadka, Australain National University, Australia Representative Functions of Neighborhoods Level Citizens Assemblies in Nepal
48. Subodh Chandra Bharti, PhD Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India A Political History of the Constitutional Development in Nepal
49. Sumita Pathak, Department of Gender Studies, TU Perception Regarding Online Classes among Nursing Students
50. Suraj Ray, Freedom Forum Punishing through the Process : A Critical Review on Section 47 of the Electronic Transaction Act, 2063 B.S.
51. Tej Bahadur Sunar,  Department of Gender Studies, TU Exploring Key Reasons Reducing Women’s Representation in Decisive Positions of the Local Levels in Nepal
52. Tracy Fehr, PhD Candidate,  University of Colorado Boulder, USA The Patriarchy of Reconstruction: Single Women and Intersectional Exclusions in Post-Earthquake Nepal
53. Urmi Shah, Department of Gender Studies, TU Workplace Sexual Harassment in Armed Police Force ( APF) Nepal
Panel I : Histories of Gurkhas: Manifested, Latent, and  Silenced
1. Avash Piya, Independent Researcher Symbolic Spaces of Gurkha Intermediation
2. Premila van Ommen, PhD Candidate, Cultural Studies, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK Fashion, Politics, Protests: Intergenerational Transmissions of Gurkha Culture in a Diaspora
3. Sanjay Sharma, PhD Candidate, Sociology, National University of Singapore Transnational Experiences of Professional Women
Panel  II : Media and Technologies Histories in Nepal
1. Harsha Man Maharjan, Martin Chautari Typewriters in Newsrooms: Writing Machine and the Imaginations of Writing Cultures of Journalists in Nepal
2. Binod Bhattarai, Nepal Open University Tracing Roots of Media Capture in Nepali Journalism
3. उत्तर विष्ट, पोलिगन कलेज डडेलधुरा जिल्लामा छापा पत्रकारिताको इतिहास
Panel III : What is Himalayan?
Prof Swatasiddha Sarkar, Centre for Himalayan Studies, University of North Bengal, India
(Panel Convener)
1. Binayak Sundas, Assistant Professor, Centre for Himalayan Studies, University of North Bengal, India In Search for a Himalayan History: Re-examining Iman Singh Chemjong's  'Kirat History and Culture'
2. Somoshree De, PhD Research Scholar at the Centre for Himalayan Studies, India The Scope of Writing the Himalayan History of its Borderlands
3. Priyanka Chatterjee, Assistant Professor in English, Centre for Distance and Online Education, University of North Bengal, India Understanding 'Himalayan' Through Parijat and Mamang Dai
4. Sanju Sharma, PhD Candidate and NFSC Fellow, the Centre for Himalayan Studies, University of North Bengal, India Understanding Himalaya Through Regional Scholarship : Projecting Rahul Sankrityayan as a Himalayanist




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