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

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How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

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Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.

The myth of Congress socialism

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