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A Discussion about the Disaster Studies Manifesto hosted by the Disasters Deconstructed Podcast

With colleagues Jeevan Baniya (Social Science Baha, Nepal), Katie Oven (Northumbria University, UK), Mukta Tamang (Tribhuvan University, Nepal), and other colleagues from around the world, I participate in this two part discussion reflecting upon the ethics of disaster research through a set of reflections about the Disaster Studies Manifesto. Please listen to S3E11 – Manifesto […]

National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Conference Presentation

On August 25th, 2020, I presented a co-authored paper titled ‘House, Household and Home: Revisiting Social Science and Policy Frameworks through Post-Earthquake Reconstruction Experiences in Nepal’ stemming from an SSHRC Partnership Development Grant at the web-based ‘National Symposium on Nepal’s Reconstruction (NSNR-2020) hosted by the Government of Nepal’s National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). The theme of […]

Click here to learn about this multidisciplinary research partnership

Click here to learn about this multidisciplinary research partnership

I am the Principal Investigator on a multi-year SSHRC partnership development grant focused on expertise, labour and mobility in Nepal’s post-conflict, post-disaster reconstruction.  

The Affective Potentialities and Politics of Ethnicity, Inc. in Restructuring Nepal

The Affective Potentialities and Politics of Ethnicity, Inc. in Restructuring Nepal

Click above to read my book chapter in Ethnicity, Commodity, In/Corporation, edited by Meiu, Comaroff and Comaroff.

Disaster Financialization: Earthquakes, Cashflows and Shifting Household Economies in Nepal

Disaster Financialization: Earthquakes, Cashflows and Shifting Household Economies in Nepal

Click above to read our co-authored journal article in Development and Change.

 Learning from disasters: Nepal copes with coronavirus pandemic 5 years after earthquake

Learning from disasters: Nepal copes with coronavirus pandemic 5 years after earthquake

Click above to read our co-authored op-ed in The Conversation.

Forging Community through Disaster Response: Nepali Canadians and the 2015 Earthquakes

Forging Community through Disaster Response: Nepali Canadians and the 2015 Earthquakes

Click above to read our co-authored journal article from BC Studies.

Click here to read Working Papers

Click here to read Working Papers

I am an editor for the Working Paper Series Reconstructing Nepal: Scholarly Approaches.

“India at a Crossroads” podcast discussion on Trending Globally: Politics and Policy

My discussion with Sahana Ghosh about why protests erupted across India in late 2019/early 2020.

Disaster Preparedness: What Can We Do Better?

My interview with CTV Global News discussing disaster preparedness and the UBC roundtable event.