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Phurwa Gurung Awarded IDRF Fellowship

May 13, 2022

Phurwa Gurung has been awarded the highly competitive Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) fellowship for 2022, funded by the Mellon Foundation. Phurwa was selected from a total of 870 applicants from graduate students at 112 universities. This year's 60 awardees represent thirty-one universities and fourteen disciplines. Phurwa will submit...

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Phurwa Gurung Wins 2022 Geoforum Student Paper Award

April 7, 2022

We are pleased to announce Phurwa Gurung 's student paper received an award for his paper published in Geoforum in 2021. Phurwa will receive a 1000 euro award, which is intended to support conference attendance or a similar professional development activity. His paper is titled, "Challenging infrastructural orthodoxies: Political and...

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Phurwa Gurung Awarded 2020 Dor Bahadur Bista Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper

June 25, 2021

The Dor Bahadur Bista Prize honors the life, career, and service of Dor Bahadur Bista, Nepal’s first anthropologist and former Honorary President of the ANHS predecessor organization, the Nepal Studies Association (NSA). The purpose of the prize is to recognize outstanding scholarship by students whose research focuses on the areas...

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Phurwa Dhondup Published in Geoforum Journal

Feb. 8, 2021

Phurwa Gurung has a new article titled " Challenging Infrastructural Orthodoxies: Political and Economic Geographies of a Himalayan Road " published by Geoforum Journal . Highlights Road increases vulnerability to food insecurity in multiple ways in the Himalaya. As much as it connects, road is also a source of distantiation...