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Restructuring Life: Agencies and Infrastructures in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster State of Transformation

My talk at University of California-Berkeley, hosted by the Institute for South Asia Studies.

Interview about UBC Himalaya Program’s Nepali and Tibetan language courses with the UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology.

Interview about UBC Himalaya Program’s Nepali and Tibetan language courses with the UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology.

I reflect on the goals, impacts, and successes of Himalaya Program’s intensive two-week Nepali and Tibetan language courses.

Press Release about SSHRC award and project “Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction: Construction, Finance and Law as Domains of Social Transformation”

“Wall Scholar Sara Shneiderman has been awarded a three-year Partnership Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to assemble an international network of scholars, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations that are currently engaged with Nepal’s reconstruction after its devastating 2015 earthquakes. The partnership aims to build research capacity in Canada and […]

Restructuring Life: Citizenship, Territory, and Religiosity in Nepal’s State of Transformation

My talk at the University of Colorado-Boulder, hosted by the Tibet Himalaya Initiative and Center for Asian Studies.

Book event in Kathmandu, Nepal co-sponsored by Social Science Baha and the Fulbright Commission

Audio recording of book launch event for “Rituals of Ethnicity: Thangmi Identities Between Nepal and India” co-sponsored by Social Science Baha and the Fulbright Commission in Nepal on August 24, 2015. The presentation is followed by comments from Janak Rai, Sambriddhi Kharel, Suren Thami and Sukh Bir Thami.    

Podcast interview about “Rituals of Ethnicity” on New Books in South Asia, New Books Network

Click here to visit the New Books Network website, or listen to the podcast below.    

Video Proceedings from the Himalayan Connections workshop

Video proceedings from the March 2013 Himalayan Connections workshop at Yale that I co-convened with Andrew Quintman (Yale Religious Studies). I give the opening remarks in the first video.     http://himalayanconnections2013.commons.yale.edu/workshop-report/

‘Producing’ Thangmi Ritual Texts: Practice, Performance and Collaborative Documentation

My talk at the 2010 “Archiving Orality and Connecting with Communities” workshop, hosted by the World Oral Literature Project at the University of Cambridge, UK http://downloads.sms.cam.ac.uk/756928/756936.mov

Mobility in the Himalaya

Yale Himalaya Initiative interview on my work on trans-Himalayan mobility

Inequality and Affirmative Action in India and Nepal

Yale MacMillan Center Report focusing on my work on the British Academy-funded UK South Asia partnership scheme project on Inequality and Affirmative Action in India and Nepal