Niranjan Kunwar

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 metronir@gmail.com.

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

Latest Articles

Sustaining the myth of merit

How technical knowledge became the preserve of a ‘meritorious’ upper-caste elite.

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

The costly spectacle of cricket

What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

The early story of Christianity in Northeast India

Colonial officers, venture capitalists and Baptist missionaries in the Naga highlands.