Dr. Pancha Narayan Maharjan

Curriculum Vitae

Name : Pancha N. Maharjan, Ph.D.

Date of Birth : 2013.7.8 B.S. (1956.10.23)

Place of Birth : Kathmandu

Marital Status : Married

Religion : Buddhism

Nationality : Nepali

Mailing Address : Office:

Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS),

Tribhuvan University,

Kirtipur, Kathmandu, P.O. Box: 3757, NEPAL.

Tel: 977-1-4331740 (Office), 977-1-4280314 (Home)

Mobile: 9841-618586

Fax: 977-1-4331184.

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Education : Masters Degree in Political Science, Tribhuvan University,

Kathmandu, Nepal, 1983.

: Ph. D. in "Electoral Politics in Nepal: A Study of 1981 and 1986

National Panchayat Elections", Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-

221005, India, 1994.

Area of Interest: Democracy, Elections, Peace Studies, Ethnic and Minority Rights,

Human Rights, Civic Education, etc..

Present Position:

(i) Professor of Political Science, CNAS, since 23 April 2013.

(ii) Member of Subject Committee, International Relations and Diplomacy,

Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University, January 25, 2013.

(iii) Member of Management Board, CNAS, TU, January 23, 2013.

(iv) Member of Editorial Board, Contributions to Nepalese Studies, CNAS, TU, since

October 2011.

(v) Head, Political Science Section, CNAS, TU, September 2011.

Experience:

1. Acting Executive Director, March 31, 2004 - October 6, 2004, CNAS, TU.,

Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

2. Part-time teaching at Central Department of Political Science, Tribhuvan

University, January 2002 (One academic year).

3. Member of Research Committee, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan

University, March 2011-December 2012.

4. Coordinator, CNAS-HiPeC Nepal Office (Hiroshima University Partnership Project for

Peacebuilding and Capacity Development. (Joint project), March 2010-March 2013.

Participation in Training/Workshop Programmes:

1. Workshop on Elections Research Meeting: “Electoral Violence and Electoral Dispute

Resolution in Asia-Pacific”, organized by the UNDP, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 25 -26

November 2005.

2. "Advocacy Strategy Workshop", organized by the Nepal Federation of Indigenous

Nationalities, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 6-9, 2005.

3. TOT training on "Institutional Capacity Building", organized by the SAP-Nepal,

Kathmandu, Nepal, January 2002.

4. "Political Science Methodology Workshop", organized by the Central Development of

Political Science, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, November 18-22, 2001.

5. Seminar Cum-Workshop on "Political Science Research Methodology", organized by the

Central Department of Political Science, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, March 2001.

6. "Ethnicity, Refugee and Environment", organized by the Regional Centre for Strategic

Studies, Sri Lanka, March 10-21, 1997.

7. Seminar Cum-Workshop on "Social Science Research Methodology", organized by the

Centre for Economic Development and Administration, Tribhuvan University,

Kathmandu, Nepal , June 4 -July 5, 1985.

Research Experiences:

2013 Coordinator, CNAS-HiPeC Nepal Office (Joint project between the Centre for Nepal

and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, Nepal and the Hiroshima University

Partnership Project for Peacebuilding and Capacity Development, March 2010-March

2013.

2011 Senior Researcher, short term agreement with SEARCH-Nepal to evaluate the proposals,

to take interviews and to provide recommendations for the "Fellowship Grants of

MMRAs and HGRFs 2011-SIRF" to the SIRF/SNV-Nepal, 28 May – 12 June, 2011.

2011 Senior Researcher, “Socio-Economic, Cultural and Political Study of the Rajbanshis of

Jhapa district of Nepal”, CNAS, TU for Planning Commission of Nepal, June-July 2011.

2011 Senior Researcher, “Socio-Economic, Cultural and Political Study of the Tajpuriyas of

Jhapa district of Nepal”, CNAS, TU for Planning Commission of Nepal, June-July 2011.

2011 Senior Researcher, “Role of Language Movement in National Politics: A Case Study of

the Newars”, CNAS, TU, 2011.

2011 Senior Researcher, “Federalism and Newa Autonomy From Outsider Newars' Eye”,

CNAS-HiPeC, funded by HiPeC, Hiroshima Univestiy, Japan.

2008 Coordinator, "Survey Research on Social Inclusion and Participatory Democracy"

(Second Phase), Newa Dey Daboo, funded by the CCO-Nepal, August-December 2008.

2008 Coordinator. Research Methodology Training Programme conducted for the teachers of

Humanities and Social Sciences, CNAS, TU, June 22-28, 2008.

2008 Coordinator. "Study of Constituent Assembly Elections 2008: Special Reference to

Constituency No. 10 in Kathmandu." with Prof. Keshav Lall Maharjan, Hiroshima

University, Japan, 2008.

2003 Principal Evaluator (Researcher). "The Self-reliant of the Urban Poor Programme",

Sapla Neer (A Japanese International Volunteer Organization), Kathmandu, Nepal, 2003.

1999 Principal Researcher. "National Elections in Nepal", 1999, CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal,

1999.

1997 Principal Researcher, "Local Elections in Nepal, 1997", CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal,

1998.

1996 Research Associate, "People, Polity and Governance: A Survey Analysis of Peoples'

Response to the Democratic Experiment in Nepal", Centre for Consolidation of

Democracy, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1996.

1996 Coordinator, "Democracy Watch", CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal, February -December

1996 (Collaboration with Coalition for Actions for South Asian Cooperation and

sponsored by the Federal Ebert Stiftung).

1994 Principal Researcher, "Participation of Radical Communist Parties of Nepal on Mid-term

Elections in 1994", CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1994.

1992 Research Associate, "Political Parties and Parliamentary Process in Nepal: A Study of the

Transitional Phase", Political Science Association of Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1991-

1992.

1986 Team Member, "The Electoral Process and Financing Administration of Election: A Case

Study of 1986 National Panchayat Elections in Nepal", Economic Department, TU,

Kathmandu, 1986.

Paper Presented at ational and International Seminars:

1. "Electoral Development in Nepal: Why Elections Fail to Establish Democratic Order and

Peace in Nepal", paper presented at Rotary Club of Lalitpur Midtown, Lalitpur, Nepal,

January, 2013.

2. "Role of Language Movement in National Politics: A Case Study of the Newars", paper

presented at the 10th International Conference on South Asian Languages and Literature

(ICOSAL –10), Moscow State University, Moscow, July 5-7, 2012.

3. “Mother Tongue as a Challenge to Ethnic Autonomy: A Case Study of the Newars”,

paper presented at the 17th Himalayan Languages Symposium, organized by Kobe

University of Foreign Studies, Kobe, Japan, September 6-9, 2011.

4. “Shifting Language Right to Political Rights: A Case Study of Newars” paper presented

at a conference on Globalizing South Asia, organized by Nordic Association of South

Asia, May 27-29, 2010, Helsinki, Finland.

5. “Inclusion as a Challenge of Peace-Building in Nepal”, paper presented at IDEC Asia

Seminar, IDEC, Hiroshima University, March 10, 2010.

6. "Sanghiya Loktantrik Ganatantra Nepalko lagi Samabesiya Nirbachan Pranaliko Prastav"

(Proposal on Inclusive Electoral System for Federal Democratic Republic Nepal), paper

presented at a Workshop organized by Society for Constitutional and Parliamentary

Exercise, at Biratnagar, Nepal, September 15, 2009 (in Nepali language).

7. "Nepa: Mandala Swayatta Newa: Rajya" (Nepal Mandal as an Autonomous Newar

State), (Co-author with Rajendra Shrestha) paper presented at Newar's Political

Conference, organized by Newa Dey Daboo, Kathmandu, November 30, 2008 (in Newar

language).

8. "Peace Building in Nepal: from Comprehensive Peace Agreement to Constituent

Assembly Elections", paper presented at 156th IDEC Asia Seminar, IDEC, Hiroshima

University, July 14, 2008.

9. Discussant on keynote paper "Leadership Challenge for National Security: Bangladesh

Perspectives" by Dr. Zillur R. Khan, International Seminar on Leadership for 8ational

Security organized by Bangladesh Political Science Association and Bangladesh Institute

of International Strategic Studies, Dhaka, March 5-7, 2008.

10. “Sambidhan Sabhama Mahila Ummedbarko Sunishchitta” (Securing Women’s

Candidacy in Constituent Assembly), paper presented at a training programme on

Empowering Madheshi Women for Representation in Constituent Assembly, organized by

the Centre for Women and Politics (CWAP), Chitwan, Nepal, January 7-14, 2008 (in

Nepali language).

11. “Ethnic Autonomy for Sustainable Peace in Nepal: A Case of Nepa Mandala (Newar

Autonomy)”, paper presented at the talk-programme organized by the Institute of

Oriental Culture, Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, March 23,

2007.

12. “Peace Negotiating in Nepal”, paper presented at the HiPec International Peace Building

Conference 2007, Hiroshima University Partnership for Peacebuilding and Social

Capacity (HiPeC), March 8-9, 2007, Hiroshima, Japan.

13. “Peace Negotiating in Nepal”, paper presented at the National Museum of Ethnology,

Osaka, Japan, March 3, 2007.

14. “The Maoist Insurgency: Has it Peaked? What is the Role of the Left in Nepalese

Politics?, paper presented for the Second Study Group meeting on Nepal for the East-

West Center Washington project on State Building Challenges in Asia, Kathmandu,

Nepal, July 17-19, 2006.

15. “Electoral Development in Nepal: Why Elections Fail to Establish Democratic Order in

Nepal”, paper presented at the International Seminar on Democracy in 8epal: Problems

and Prospects, organized by the Centre for the Study of Nepal, Benaras Hindu

University, Varanasi, India, March 1-2, 2006.

16. "The Maoist Insurgency and Terrorism in Nepal in a Global Context", paper presented at

the National Seminar on Discourse on Democracy, Conflict and Peace: Transformations

in 8epali Society, organized by CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal, July 10-11, 2005.

17. "Rajnitik Rupantar Wa Jatiya Adhikarya Khanye Newataye Dristikon" (Newars'

Perception on Political Transformation and Ethnic Rights), paper presented at the seminar

organized by the Newa Dey Daboo (Newars' National Forum), Kathmandu, April 12,

2003. (Paper is in Newar Language).

18. “Women Representatives in the Kathmandu Municipality and its Role in WID”, paper

presented at the International Seminar on Women’s Quotas in Urban Local Government:

A Cross-8ational Comparison, organized by Centre de Sciences Humanes, CNRS, Paris

and Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, February 6-7, 2003.

19. "Japan in South Asia: A Case Study of Japan's ODA in Nepal's Development", paper

presented at the International Seminar on Japan's Role in South Asia, organized by

Japanese Studies, Centre for the Study of Nepal, Faculty of Social Sciences, Banaras

Hindu University, Varanasi, India, January 2-4, 2002.

20. "Nepalma Maobadi Janayuddha" (Maoist Movement in Nepal), paper presented at the

national seminar on 8epalma Prajatantrik Sudriddhikaranma Dwanda Byabasthapanka

Rananitiharu (Strategies of Insurgency Management in Consolidation of Democracy in

Nepal) organized by the Centre for the Study of Democracy and Good Governance,

Kathmandu, 2001 (in Nepali language).

21. "Nepali Congress and its Struggle for Democracy and Nation Building Process in Nepal",

paper presented at the International Workshop on Political Parties in South Asia,

organized by Nottingham University, U.K., March 29-April 1, 2001.

22. "Jyapu Jatiya Utthanya lagi Jyapu Mahaguthin Mhitemagu Bhumika" (Role of Jyapu

Mahaguthi for the development of Jyapu caste), paper presented at a seminar organized

by Jyapu Mahaguthi, Kathmandu, May 20, 2000. (in Newar language).

23. Comment paper on Prof. Manik Lal Shrestha's paper: "Why Ethnic Autonomy Needs for

Nepal?" (Nepaya Nimti Jatiya Swashasan Chhay Mala?), presented at the National

Seminar organized by Newa Rastriya Andolan, Kathmandu, August 1999. (in Newar

language).

24. "Problems of Democracy in Nepal", paper presented at Brunel University, London, April

1999.

25. "Maoist Insurgency in Nepal", paper presented at SOAS seminar, SOAS, London, April

1999.

26. "Problems of Democracy in South Asia: A Case Study of Nepal", paper presented at

IIAS seminar, IIAS, Leiden, the Netherlands, February 1999.

27. "Maoist Insurgency in Nepal", paper presented at CNRS seminar, CNRS, Paris, February

1999.

28. "Problems of Democracy in South Asia: A Case Study of Nepal", paper presented at

NIAS seminar, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 1999.

29. "Crisis of Governability: A Case of Maoist Insurgency in Nepal", paper presented at the

National Seminar on Domestic Conflicts and Crises of Governability in 8epal, organized

by the Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, November

17-18, 1998.

30. "Role of Local Self-government's Association in Grassroots Democracy", paper

presented at the one-day Regional Seminar on Strengthening Democracy Through Civil

Society and Political Parties, organized by the Political Science Association of Nepal

(POLSAN) in cooperation with DANIDA, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 10, 1998.

31. "Role of an Extra Constitutional Political Party in Multi-party Democracy: A Study of the

CPN-Unity Centre", paper presented at the International Seminar on 8ew Dimensions of

Government and Politics of 8epal, organized by the Centre for the Study of Nepal,

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, on August 30- September 1, 1993.

32. "Role Perception of MPs from both House of the Parliament", paper presented at the

seminar on Political Parties and Parliamentary Process in 8epal: A Study of the

Transitional Phase organized by Political Science Association of Nepal, in cooperation

with DANIDA, Kathmandu, Nepal, March 1992.

Publications: Books:

(i) Building Peace for Building Democracy, ed., CNAS-HiPeC, Centre for

Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan Unversity, Kathmandu, Nepal,

February 2013.

(ii) 8ewa Samaj (Profile of 8ewar Society), Coordinator & Editor, Newa Dey

Daboo, Kathmandu, 2007 (in Newar language).

(iii) Local Elections in 8epal, 1997, CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1998.

(iv) People, Polity and Governance: A Survey Analysis of Peoples'

Response to the Democratic Experiment in 8epal, Co-author, Centre for

Consolidation of Democracy, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1996.

Research Reports:

(i) Socio-Economic, Cultural and Political Study of the Rajbanshis of Jhapa district of

8epal, CNAS, TU for Planning Commission of Nepal, June-July 2011.

(ii) Socio-Economic, Cultural and Political Study of the Tajpuriyas of Jhapa district of

8epal, CNAS, TU for Planning Commission of Nepal, June-July 2011.

(iii) Role of Language Movement in 8ational Politics: A Case Study of the 8ewars,

CNAS, TU, 2011.

(iv) Federalism and 8ewa Autonomy From Outsider 8ewars' Eye, CNAS-HiPeC, funded

by HiPeC, Hiroshima Univestiy, Japan.

(v) The Self-reliant of the Urban Poor Programme, Sapla Neer (A Japanese International

Volunteer Organization), Kathmandu, Nepal, 2003.

(vi) 8ational Elections in 8epal, 1999, CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1999.

(vii) DEMOCRACY WATCH-2: Bi-Annual Survey of Political Development in Nepal,

CNAS, TU, July -December 1996.

(viii) DEMOCRACY WATCH-1: Bi-Annual Survey of Political Development in Nepal,

CNAS, TU, January -July 1996.

Articles Published in different Books/Journals:

1. "People's Supremacy: Judging through People's Verdict", Souvenir, Rotary Club of

Lalitpur Midtown, Nepal, February 13, 2014.

2. "A Brief Note on Nasahdyo and the Jyapu Culture", Souvenir, Shree Natyeshwar Mandir

Jirnoddhar Samiti, Dhime/Dapakhala Pariwar, Thamel Galkopakha, Kathmandu,

February 22, 2014.

3. "Electoral Development in Nepal: Why Elections Fail to Establish Democratic Order and

Peace in Nepal", Souvenir (on the occasion of 4th Charter Day of Rotary Club of Lalitpur

Midtown), Lalitpur, Nepal, February 13, 2013.

4. "Politics of Identity and Self-determination in Nepal: A Case of 8epal Bhasha", in

Issues of Right to Self-determination in South Asia, CNAS-HiPeC Discussion Series:

December 2012, Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Kathmandu, December 2012.

5. "Ground Reality of Women's Human Rights in Nepal", 63-International Human Rights

Day, Human Rights Organization of Nepal, 10th December, 2011.

6. “Peace Negotiation in Nepal” (joint authorship with Prof. Keshav Lall Maharjan),

Journal of International Development and Cooperation, Vol. 14, No. 1, IDEC,

Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan, 2008.

7. "Japan in South Asia: A Case Study of Japan's ODA in Nepal's Development", in ed.

M.D. Dharamdasani, Asia's Role in Global Politics, New Delhi, SBS Pub., 2007.

8. “Peace Negotiating in Nepal”, HiPec International Peace Building Conference 2007

(Seminar Proceeding), Hiroshima University Partnership for Peacebuilding and Social

Capacity (HiPeC), Hiroshima, Japan, 2007.

9. "The Nepali Congress: Party Agency and Nation-Building", in ed, Subrata K. Mitra,

Political Parties in South Asia, Praeger publications, USA, August 2004.

10. "The Maoist Insurgency and Crisis of Governability in Nepal", in ed. Dhruba Kumar,

Domestic Conflicts and Crises of Governability in ,epal, Centre for Nepal and Asian

Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, 2000.

11. "Problems of Democracy in Nepal", European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, London,

No. 17, Winter 1999.

12. "Political Science Studies in Nepa"l, 8ASA 8ewsletter, NASA, Denmark, April 1999.

13. "Problems of Democracy in South Asia: A Case Study of Nepal", IIAS 8ewsletter, IIAS,

Leiden, June 1999.

14. "Role of Local Self-government's Association in Grassroots Democracy", in ed. Ganga

Bahadur Thapa, Grass Roots of Democracy Through Civil Society and Political

Parties, Political Science Association of Nepal (POLSAN), Kathmandu, Nepal, 1998.

15. "Role of an Extra Constitutional Political Party in Multi-party Democracy: A Study of the

CPN-Unity Centre", Contributions to 8epalese Studies, CNAS, TU, Nepal, Vol. 20,

No. 2, July 1993.

16. "Role Perception of MPs from both House of the Parliament", Sridhar K. Khatri et. al,

Political Parties and Parliamentary Process in 8epal: A Study of the Transitional

Phase, Political Science Association of Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal, March 1992.

17. "The Maldives in 1988: Dilemma between Internal Stability and External Security",

C8AS Year Review 1988 on International Affairs, CNAS, T.U., Kathmandu, Nepal,

1988.

18. "The Maldives in 1987: Year of Crisis and Development", C8AS Year Review 1987 on

Internal Affairs, CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1987.

19. "The Maldives", C8AS Year Review 1986 on International Affairs, CNAS, TU,

Kathmandu, Nepal, 1986.

Articles Published in ewar Language:

1. "Sambidhan Sabha Nirbachany Jyaputay Sahabhagita", Sandhya Times (Nepal Bhasa

Daily), Kathmandu, December 27, 2013.

2. "Sandarbha Jyapu Divas", Sandhya Times (Nepal Bhasa Daily), Special Issue on the

occasion of 9th National Jyapu Divas, December 28, 2012.

3. "Newa Chyuta" (Newar's Concern), 8ewa Pau, No. 3, January 13, 2011.

4. "Sambidhan Sabhay Newatay Bhumika" (Role of Newars on Elections of Constitution

Assembly), Sandhya Times, Kathmandu, April 9, 2008.

5. Rajnitik Rupantar Wa Jatiya Adhikarya Khanye Newataye Dristikon" (Newars'

Perception on Political Transformation and Ethnic Rights), Sandhya Times, Kathmandu,

April 13-14, 2003.

6. "Bhintuna” (Greetings), Jyapu Pau, Kathmandu, November 2002.

7. "Rajnitik Khyalaya Jyaputa" (Jyapus in Politics), Jyapu Pau, October, 2002.

8. "Jyaputayeke Chetana Danawayemala" (Awareness should come up in Jyapu

[community], Jyapu Pau, Oct. 2, 2001.

9. "Jyapu Jatiya Utthanya lagi Jyapu Mahaguthin Mhitemagu Bhumika" (Role of Jyapu

Mahaguthi for the development of Jyapu caste), Jyapu Mahaguthi, Kathmandu, May 20,

2000.

10. "Newata Janajati Chhay Juemala?", (Why Newars need to become Ethnic group?)

Smarika, Lyayemha Dhime Pucha, Wantu tole, Kathmandu, January 2000.

11. Comments on Prof. Manik Lal Shrestha's paper: "Nepaya Nimti Jatiya Swashasan Chhay

Mala?" (Why Ethnic Autonomy Needs for Nepal?", Swashan Biseshanka (Special Issue

on Autonomy), by Newa Rastriya Andolan, Vol. 2, No. 2, Kathmandu, October 1999.

12. "Bhintuna" (Greetings), Bhintuna, Bhintuna Publication, Kathmandu, April-May 1996.

13. "Jheegu Sanskriti Sambardhanay Sansthagat Bhumika" (Institutional Role on

Preservation of Our Culture), Smarika (Souvenir), Dharmachakra Tannani Club, Bramha

tole, Ward No. 12, Kathmandu, March 1998.

14. "Jatiya Samuha wa Rastriya Bikash wa Jyapu Mahaguthi" (Caste Groups, National

Development and Jyapu Mahaguthi), Lumanti Pau (Sovenir), Makhanmi Jyapu Khala,

Makhan, Kathmandu, February 1997.

Article Published in epali Language:

1. "Nepalma Manabadhikarko Byabaharik Pakshyama Mero Aafno Bichar" (My own

opinion on Practical Aspects of Human Rights in Nepal), 62-International Human Rights

Day, Human Rights Organization of Nepal, 10th December, 2010.

2. “Sambidhan Sabhama Mahila Ummedbarko Sunishchitta” (Securing Women’s

Candidacy in Constituent Assembly), Chunav Abhiyanko 8irmanma Puryaunu Parne

Prakriya (Seminar Proceeding), the Centre for Women and Politics (CWAP),

Kathmandu, 2008.

3. "Sarkar-Maobadi Vartama Prachanda ko Netritwa Kina? (Why Prachanda's Leadership in

[peace-talk between] Government-Maobadi Dialogue?", Hasana, Vol. 2, No. 8, May-

June 2006.

4. "Nagarpalika Nirbachanko Sandarvama" (On the Context of Municipality Elections),

Hasana, Vol. 1, No. 5, Kathmandu, January 2006.

5. “Sat Dal Binako Nirbachan ra Delhi Bartaka Chunautiharu" (Election without Seven

Parties and Challenges of Delhi Dialogue", Hasana, Vol. 1, No. 4, Kathmandu,

December 2005.

6. "Lik Bahira ko Loktantra ma Nirbachan ko Sandarbhikta" (Significance of Elections As

Democracy in out of Track", Hasana, Vol. 1, No. 3, Kathmandu, November 2005.

7. "Purna Loktantra ma Nagaye [Sthiti] Jhan Bhayabaha Hune" ([Situation] will be more

Problematic if not go for Total Democracy), Hasana, Vol. 1, No. 2, Kathmandu, October

2005.

8. "Nagarik Samajko Bhumika ra Sthan" (Role and Position of Civil Society), Himal

Khabar Patrika, Jan. 29-Feb. 11, 2005.

9. "Tribi Sikshyak Niyuktiko Siphariska lagi Nirdharit Mulyankan-Byabasthapanma

Garnuparne kehi Sudharharu" (Some Improvements should do on Prescribed Evaluation

System of recommendation for the appointment of the Tribhuvan University teachers, TU

Special bulletin 2004, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, June 2004.

10. "Nepalma Maobadi Janayuddha" (Maoist Movement in Nepal), Dupcheswar, Vol. 3, No.

3, April 2003.

11. "Nirbachan Pranalimai Sudhar Chahinchha" (Improvement Needs in Electoral System),

Nepal, July 17-31, 2002.

12. "Yo Huna Sakchha Sambidhan Sabhako Bikalpa" (This could be an alternative of

Constituent Assembly, Himal Khabar Patrika, March 29-April 13, 2002.

13. "Prithvi Narayan Shah ko Fulbari, B.P. Koirala ko Sapana, ra Prachanda ko Maobadi

Janayuddha" (Garden of king Prithvi Narayan Shah, Dream of B.P. Koirala and Maoist

Peoples' War of Prachanda), Samarpan, June-July, 2001.

14. "Sainik-ku Dherai Tadha Chhaina" (Military Coup is not so far), Himal Khabar Patrika,

July 31-August 16, 2001.

15. "Jyapu Jatiko Mryutyu Sanskar Ek Bishleshana" (An Explanation on death ritual of Jyapu

caste), Samarpan (Monthly), Kathmandu, April-June, 1996.

Unpublished Articles:

1. "Role of Language Movement in National Politics: A Case Study of the Newars", paper

presented at the 10th International Conference on South Asian Languages and Literature

(ICOSAL – 10), Moscow State University, Moscow, July 5-7, 2012. (on process)

2. “Mother Tongue as a Challenge to Ethnic Autonomy: A Case Study of the Newars”,

paper presented at the 17th Himalayan Languages Symposium, organized by Kobe

University of Foreign Studies, Kobe, Japan, September 6-9, 2011.

3. “Shifting Language Right to Political Rights: A Case Study of Newars” paper presented

at a conference on Globalizing South Asia, organized by Nordic Association of South

Asia, May 27-29, 2010, Helsinki, Finland.

4. “Inclusion as a Challenge of Peace-Building in Nepal”, paper presented at IDEC Asia

Seminar, IDEC, Hiroshima University, March 10, 2010.

5. "Sanghiya Loktantrik Ganatantra Nepalko lagi Samabesiya Nirbachan Pranaliko Prastav"

(Proposal on Inclusive Electoral System for Federal Democratic Republic Nepal), paper

presented at a Workshop organized by Society for Constitutional and Parliamentary

Exercise, at Biratnagar, Nepal, September 15, 2009 (in Nepali language).

6. "Peace Building in Nepal: from Comprehensive Peace Agreement to Constituent

Assembly Elections", paper presented at 156th IDEC Asia Seminar, IDEC, Hiroshima

University, July 14, 2008.

7. “Sambidhan Sabhama Mahila Ummedbarko Sunishchitta” (Securing Women’s

Candidacy in Constituent Assembly), paper presented at a training programme on

Empowering Madheshi Women for Representation in Constituent Assembly, organized by

the Centre for Women and Politics (CWAP), Chitwan, Nepal, January 7-14, 2008 (in

Nepali language).

8. “Ethnic Autonomy for Sustainable Peace in Nepal: A Case of Nepa Mandala (Newar

Autonomy)”, paper presented at the talk-programme organized by the Institute of

Oriental Culture, Hongo Campus, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, March 23,

2007.

9. “The Maoist Insurgency: Has it Peaked? What is the Role of the Left in Nepalese

Politics?, paper presented for the Second Study Group meeting on Nepal for the East-

West Center Washington project on State Building Challenges in Asia, Kathmandu,

Nepal, July 17-19, 2006.

10. "The Maoist Insurgency and Terrorism in Nepal in a Global Context", paper presented at

the National Seminar on Discourse on Democracy, Conflict and Peace: Transformations

in 8epali Society, organized by CNAS, TU, Kathmandu, Nepal, July 10-11, 2005.

11. “Women Representatives in the Kathmandu Municipality and its Role in WID”, paper

presented at the International Seminar on Women’s Quotas in Urban Local Government:

A Cross-8ational Comparison, organized by Centre de Sciences Humanes, CNRS, Paris

and Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi, February 6-7, 2003.

Other Experiences:

a. Rotarian, Rotary Club of Lalitpur Midtown, Patan, Nepal, since July 2011.

b. Advisor, Peace for Development, Jhapa, Nepal, July 2011.

c. Advisor, Jyapu Multiple Saving and Credit Cooperative Ltd., Kathmandu, 2011-2013.

d. Advisor, "Kathmandu Farmers' Vegetable Market Management Committee"

(Committee of the Farmers [Jyapus] of Kathmandu Valley), Kalimati, Kathmandu,

Nepal, since 1998.

Visiting Fellow:

1. Visited at International Buddhist College, Songkhla, Thailand, September 21-24,

2011.

2. Visiting Research Scholar at IDEC, Hiroshima University, January 4-March 31, 2007

(Also visited at Kobe University, Tokyo University, Ehime University, Kumamoto

University, Nara University, Nagoya University, National Museum of Ethnology at

Osaka and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Kyoto University.)

3. IIAS Senior Visiting Fellow at International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden

University, the Netherlands, January 2nd - February 15, 1999.

4. IIAS-IAS Senior Visiting Fellow at Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, (NIAS),

Copenhagen, Denmark, February 16 - March 31, 1999.

5. Visiting Fellow at CNRS, Paris, France, February 5-10, 1999.

6. Royal British Academy Visiting Fellow at Brunel University (also visited at London

(SOAS), Cambridge, Oxford, Mainchester, and Durham universities, U.K., April 6-23,

1999 and Nottingham in March 2001).

Decorated by:

 Mahendra Vidyabhushan-I for Ph.D. Degree.

 Jyapu Ratna, decorated by the Jyapu Cultural Development Trust.

Countries Visited: South Asia: Bangladesh, India & Sri Lanka.

East Asia: Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, & Japan.

Europe: U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, France, Denmark, Germany, Finland, & USSR.