Amrita Gurung

Designation: Research Associate

Amrita Gurung has a Master’s degree in political science, and is also a graduate of Nepa School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Her recent publications include, ‘Labour migration and the remittance economy: The socio-political impact’ (2017), and ‘Violence, women and conflict in Nepal’, which was presented at the Centre for Rights and Justice Conference at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is also the recipient of the International Visitors Leadership Program Fellowship, USA (2013), Matthias Moyersoen Research Apprenticeship Fellowship, Kathmandu (2011-2012), and Social Science Baha Interactive Mapping and Archive Project Research Fellowship, Kathmandu (2009). Her research interests include labour and migration, gender and natural disasters, social inclusion, identity, conflict, and visual anthropology and representation.