Nyima Dorjee Bhutia

Research Associate

Nyima has completed his MA in Anthropology from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu (Nepal) and is currently working on a MA thesis exploring the relation between the social and physical mobility in the Walungnga community of Upper Tamor Valley, Nepal. His larger aim is to expand this research in order to gain a better understanding of how marginal communities situated at the frontiers of Nepal negotiate changing dynamics within the nation-state and the global sphere.


Academic Biography

since 2016
Teaching assistant and program coordinator of the School for International Training, Kathmandu
Research associate responsible for the project “Moving in, moving out, moving up subtitle: Social and physical mobility in Walung, Upper Tamor, Nepal”
Researcher in the project “Evaluation of the Welfare Impacts of a Livestock Transfer Program in Nepal”, jointly conducted by the Nepa School of Social Sciences and Humanities (Kathmandu), the University of Georgia, Montana State University, the International Food Policy Research Institute, UC Davis, and USAID.
Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences- Nepal School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Kathmandu
MA Anthropology, Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan Univertsity, Kathmandu
BA History (Hons), Hansraj College, Delhi University, Delhi

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