January 30, 2020
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)
May 25, 2019
A group of students from Bayview have become penpals with students at Sundrawati to learn about the devastating effects of Nepal’s 2015 earthquakes.
December 19, 2018
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.
Restructuring Life: Political, Social, and Material Transformation in post-conflict, post-disaster Nepal
October 22, 2018
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
March 27, 2018
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.
January 10, 2018
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”
September 8, 2017
“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 […]
October 7, 2016
My talk at the University of Colorado-Boulder, hosted by the Tibet Himalaya Initiative and Center for Asian Studies.
September 8, 2016
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.
September 6, 2016
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