Gorkha

‘Them greedy victims’

NOTES FROM THE FIELD: As the memory of the devastation of April-May earthquakes recedes, some have resorted to victim blaming.

| Aug 28, 2015

Subterranean shifts

The science behind earthquakes in the Himalaya.

| Jul 21, 2015

Distribution day

NOTES FROM THE FIELD: Negotiating aid amidst village politics in post-earthquake Nepal.

| May 26, 2015

Premature Gorkhaland

This is a translation from a Nepali-language article that originally appeared in the Kathmandu-based Himal Khabarpatrika, 15-29 June 2010.

| Jul 01, 2010

The long-ago fight for Kirant identity

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the eastern Himalayan region was a hotbed of conflict as the indigenous communities pitched themselves against Tibetan Buddhist and Gorkhali hegemony. Hitherto unstudied manuscripts afford a new understanding of …

| Oct 01, 2006

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