Interested in Nepal? I’ll be giving a lecture at the SF Asian Art Museum on Thursday, July 1 at 6:30pm…

Democracy and Dissent: An Inside Look at Nepal’s Political Struggle

Nepal’s transition from secluded kingdom to elected republic is a story of ethnic divisions, lost opportunities, and power politics–a story which began in the 1700’s and continues to the present day.


Riot police in front of the royal palace during a nationwide strike

As Nepal makes international headlines with friction between the Maoist party and the prevailing government, we’ll unravel the story behind the scenes to make sense of the nation’s struggle for a stable government. ($5 + $5 discounted museum admission)