Niranjan Kunwar has an M.S.Ed from CUNY and teaching experiences in the New York City public-school system. Based in Kathmandu, he writes about arts and education. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nepal’s public-school wars
Political dissonance is threatening the vitality of public schools in Nepal’s new federal arrangement.
Oct 01, 2019
Silence and shame
A Nepali man’s struggle to get the incidence of sexual abuse as a child acknowledged in a society that does not want to talk.
Apr 10, 2016
An art experiment in Gorkha
Prioritising arts education in times of disaster can help people heal.
Aug 14, 2015
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today