Media

“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.

Roundtable Discussion on Earthquake and Tsunami Aftermaths

The roundtable event held on November 21 at UBC brought together diverse approaches to understanding the social elements of disaster aftermaths – with the hope of producing useable knowledge to prepare for future disasters. Speakers shared their anthropological research in India, Sri Lanka, and Japan, followed by a response focused on Vancouver from the city’s […]

Sister School Partnership between Bayview School (Vancouver, Canada) & Sundrawati School (Dolakha, Nepal)

A group of students from Bayview have become penpals with students at Sundrawati to learn about the devastating effects of Nepal’s 2015 earthquakes.

Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction

My talk at the University of British Columbia, hosted by The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies as part of their Wall Scholar Speaker Series.

Audio presentation of Nepali Canadian diaspora community response to 2015 earthquakes

My presentation on Nepali Canadian community responses to the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal.

Restructuring Life: Political, Social, and Material Transformation in post-conflict, post-disaster Nepal

My talk at the International Institute for Asian Studies based in Leiden, Netherlands.

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.