Dr. Shyamu Thapa Magar
Board Member

Dr. Shyamu Thapa Magar, a PhD in anthropology from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan and an M.Phil from the University of Bergen, Norway is currently an Associate Professor at the Central Department of Anthropology of Tribhuvan University. Her teaching and research areas include anthropology of religion, anthropology of gender and feminism, ethnicity and ethnic identity construction, natural resource management and kinship study. She has many publications on and around ethnic politics in Nepal, the evolution and construction of community identity, ethnic movement and ethnic identity construction, kinship processes of indigenous communities, and so on. Among many awards and honours she has received is the Bidhya Bhusan Medal and Certificate conferred on her by President Ram Baran Yadav in 2014 in recognition of her PhD accomplishment

Dr Thapa Magar can be contacted at:  shyamut@gmail.com