A worried monarch

Sam Cowan returns with fresh insights on the drafting of the Nepal's 1959 constitution, the subsequent general election, and a new witness to King Mahendra's coup d'état.

Sand mafia murder Dhanusha youth who fought back

Lucrative but illegal businesses are sprinkled all over the country

Visualizing Pain and Resistance in Tharu History

Lavkant Chaudhary’s debut solo exhibition “Masinya Dastoor” not only draws from the past, but also engages in the historiography of the present.
"Durbar group. King of Nepal, Col Ramsay the Resident, Rag Gooroo &c" by Clarence Comyn Taylor, 1863. Photo credit: The British Library

Why did the British not colonize Nepal?

One of the key questions regarding the historical development of the Nepali state pertains to its independence

Economics, Reimagined

The book is a reminder that here are first-rate minds at work who can grapple with the “big questions” as well as anyone.
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