Mukta S. Lama (Tamang)
Mukta S. Lama (Tamang) completed his PhD from Cornell University with the dissertation entitled ‘Himalayan Indigeneity: Histories, Memory, and Identity among Tamang in Nepal’. His publications include ‘Cultural Diversity and Democracy in Nepal’, Himalayan Research Bulletin, (21)2, 2002, ‘The Working of Democracy in Nepal’, Seminar, April 2005, ‘Emotional Aspects of Peer Relations among Children in Rural Nepal’ (with Pamela Cole and Alice Walker), in X. Chen, D.C. French, and B.H. Schneider (eds.) Peer Relationships in Cultural Context (2006), and ‘Culture, Caste and Ethnicity in the Maoist Movement’, Studies in Nepali History and Society, (11)2, 2006. He was Senior Research Fellow at Nepa School from 1March 2012 to 28 February 2013.
This semester Dr Lama is teaching Introduction to Anthropological Perspectives.
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