Tuesday, 13 March 2007

What is the Peace Process in Nepal Leading To?

A Discussion on the Challenges of Mainstreaming Maoists, Federalism and Madhesh Movement, presented by London Chhalphal & SOAS Nepali Society with Mr. Kunda Dixit Chief Editor and Publisher, Nepali Times.

17th March 2007, Saturday, 2:30 - 4pm

Venue: Room B104, Brunei Building, Russell Square Campus
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London, WC1H 0XG Nearest Tube Stations: Russell Square, Euston Square, Euston

Mr. Kunda Dixit is currently the chief editor and publisher of Nepali Times and the co-publisher of Himal Southasian magazine. He is a graduate of Columbia University, USA. He worked as news reporter for the BBC at UN Headquarters in New York from 1985-86, and then as Asia-Pacific director of Inter Press Service from 1987 to 1995. He returned to Nepal in 1996 to head Panos Institute South Asia. He is also author of the book, Dateline Earth: Journalism As If The Planet Mattered.

London Chhalphal is a Nepal-facing discussion and networking forum. The forum provides an opportunity for anyone interested in Nepal to share, learn and debate wide ranging issues from politics, development, people and society. London Chhalphal is an independent platform that neither endorses nor is affiliated with any political ideology or organisation. The views of the speakers are their own.

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