Opeds, media, blog posts, reviews, and other publications

2021. “Collapsing Distance: Recognition, Relation, and the Power of Naming in Ethnographic Research”. In “Rethinking Pseudonyms in Ethnography,” edited by Carole McGranahan and Erica Weiss, American Ethnologist website, December 13, 2021.
2020. “Learning from Disasters: Nepal copes with coronavirus pandemic 5 years after earthquake”.  The Conversation. April 23, 2020. Co-authored with Jeevan Baniya, Philippe Le Billon, Deepak Thapa.
2019. “New laws weaponize citizenship in India”.  The Conversation. December 22, 2019. Co-authored with Sahana Ghosh.
2019. “Reconstruction Conundrums”. Kathmandu Post, February 19, 2019. Co-authored with Bina Limbu, Jeevan Baniya, and Manoj Suji.
2018. “Real-time rituals of male privilege #Kavanaugh”. Allegra Lab, October 4, 2018.
2017. “Citizenship, Gender and Statelessness in Nepal Before and After the 2015 Constitution”. Discover Society Blog, September 6, 2017. Co-authored with Subin Mulmi.
2017. “What’s brewing in Darjeeling”. Op-ed, The Hindu, July 25, 2017. Co-authored with Rune Bennike, Sarah Besky, Nilamber Chhetri, Townsend Middleton, Roshan P. Rai, Swatahsiddha Sarkar, Debarati Sen, Jayeeta Sharma, and Miriam Wenner.
2017. “Home Does Not Equal Citizenship: Belonging in the Age of the Travel Ban”. Political and Legal Anthropology Review (PoLAR)/Association for Political and Legal Anthropology online series , February 22, 2017.
2016. “Nepal’s Rule-of-Law Politics Demand Global Attention”. Op-ed, Globe & Mail, May 6, 2016. Co-authored with Ajay Pradhan.
2016. Review of Mediating the Global: Expatria’s Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu. Heather Hindman. Pacific Affairs 89(1): 219-221.
2015. “Dots on the Map: Anthropological Locations and Responses to Nepal’s Earthquakes” Cultural Anthropology Hot Spots Forum, In “Aftershocked: Reflections on the 2015 Earthquakes in Nepal”
2015 “Rebuilding Thangmi Communities After Nepal’s 2015 Earthquakes” University of Pennsylvania Press Blog.
2015 “Nepal: the Long Road to Recovery” Asia Pacific Memo #334. Co-authored with Mark Turin.
2015 “Nepal’s Relief Effort Must Reach the Rural Poor” Globe & Mail. Co-authored with Mark Turin.
2015 “Nepal’s Citizenship Challenges: Gender and Sovereignty in the Himalayas” Asia Pacific Memo #326.
2015 Exhibit and catalogue review of Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine, Theresia Hofer ed., in Museum Anthropology 38(1):63-65. 
2014 “Remoteness as a Relational Category” In “Remote and Edgy: New Takes on Old Anthropological Themes”, Erik Harms, Shafqat Hussain and Sara Shneiderman, eds. Hau: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 4(1): 361-381.
2014 “Framing the Issues: The Politics of ‘Post-Conflict’” Cultural Anthropology Hot Spots Forum, In “The Politics of ‘Post-Conflict’: On the Ground in South Asia”, Co-authored with Amanda Snellinger.
2014 “Situating Political Transformation in South Asia” Cultural Anthropology Hot Spots Forum, In “The Politics of ‘Post-Conflict’: On the Ground in South Asia”, Co-authored with Amanda Snellinger.
2013 Review of The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Nepal: Democracy in the Margins, Susan Hangen, in PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review. 36(1): 188-190.
2012 “Turmoil in Nepal” in The New York Times. Response to the Op-Ed “Nepal: On the Brink of Collapse”. June 9, 2012.
2010 Review of Being a Buddhist Nun: the Struggle for Enlightenment in the Himalayas, Kim Gutschow, in American Ethnologist. 37 (3): 605-606.
2010 Review of Tibetan Diary: from Birth to Death and Beyond in a Himalayan Valley of Nepal, Geoff Childs, in The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. 16: 201-202.
2009 Review of Kings of the Forest: the Resilience of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers, Jana Fortier, in Studies in Nepali History and Society. 14(1): 209-211.
2007  “Not just nuns and oracles: contemporary Tibetan women” (Review of Women in Tibet, Past and Present, Janet Gyatso and Hanna Havnevik, eds) in IIAS Newsletter. 45: 33.
2006 Review of Suitably Modern: Making Middle-Class Culture in a New Consumer Society, Mark Liechty, in Journal of Asian Studies. 65(3): 645-646.
2005 “Anthropology in a Time of Crisis: A Note from Nepal” in Anthropology News (Human Rights Forum). 46(5): 30-31.
2005 Review of Ethnic Revival and Religious Turmoil: Identities and Representations in the Himalayas, Marie Lecomte-Tilouine and Pascale Dollfus eds, in European Bulletin of Himalayan Research. 28: 100.
2003 Review of Fluid Boundaries: Forming and Transforming Identity in Nepal, William Fisher, in European Bulletin of Himalayan Research. 24: 129-132.
2003 “Short Takes #9: Women and War” in Anthropology News (Section News of the Association for Feminist Anthropology). 44 (5): 40.
2003 Review of Sensory Biographies: Lives and Deaths among Nepal’s Yolmo Buddhists by Robert Desjarlais in Himalaya: The Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies. 23 (2): 23-24.
2003 “Returning Footage to the Himalayas” in Viewfinder: the Magazine of the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC). 50: 10-12. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2003 “Digital Himalaya: Returning Cultural Property in Nepal” in IIAS Newsletter. July 2003. 31: 23.
2003 Conference report on The Agenda of Transformation: Inclusion in Nepali Democracy, Kathmandu, 24-26 April 2003. European Bulletin of Himalayan Research. 24: 78-80. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2002 “Digital Himalaya: An Ethnographic Archive in the Digital Age” in Interarchive: Archival Practices and Sites. Beatrice von Bismarck et al, eds. Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König. 359-361. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2001 “Digital Himalaya: An Ethnographic Archive in the Digital Age” in The European Bulletin of Himalayan Research. 20-21: 136-141. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2001 “Haimendorf’s Laptop: An Ethnographic Archive in the Digital Age” in IIAS Newsletter. November 2001. 26: 20. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2000 “Caravan: A rejoinder” in Himal Southasian. April 2000. 13 (4): 5. co-authored with Mark Turin.
1996 “Strength and Silence of Buddhist Women” in Himal Magazine. March 1996. 7.
Newspaper and Magazine Articles
2011 “From the Himalayas to Cambridge” in Catharine Wheel, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. 12-13.
2007 “Illustrating a Mother Tongue” in Nepali Times. October 12-18, 2007. 370: 13.
2005 “The Other Nepali Politics: Darjeeling” in Nation Weekly. February 6, 2005. 1(42):27-29.
2004 “Dasain in Dolakha: Cautiously Optimistic” in Nation Weekly. November 14, 2004. 1 (30): 32-33. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2003 “Tibet, Tibet” in Nepali Times. June 20-26, 2003. 150: 3. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2003 “Reply” in Nepali Times. July 4-10, 2003. 152: 3. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2003 “Yams in Boulderland” in Nepali Times. September 5-11, 2003. 161: 8-9. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2000 “Sisterly Clans: A Collection of Thoughts on Thami Women” in Adivasi Mahila Awaj (Voice of Indigenous Women), barsa-2, anka-3 baisakh-asar 2057 (Year 2, Issue 3, Baisakh-Asar 2057). Kathmandu. 18-21.
2000 “Rethinking Himalayan Cinema” in People’s Review. April 27-May 3, 2000. 9 (37): 6. co-authored with Mark Turin.
2000 “Throwing Bricks At Foreigners” in The Kathmandu Post. April 23, 2000, (Sunday Post Supplement), p. II.
2000 “A Retrospective of Jan Salter’s Work” in The Kathmandu Post. May 14, 2000 (Sunday Post Supplement), p. II
2000 “A Journey Up the Langtang Valley” in The Alpine Pocket Guide to Nepal, Alpine Travel Service, Kathmandu. 244-250.
1999 “Do You Know Where Your Sons Are?” in The Kathmandu Post. June 25, 1999. 4.
1998 “Seven Years in Tibet vs. Terminator” in Earshot. Kathmandu. (1): 5.