Rupak Shrestha

Rupak Shrestha's dissertation shortlisted for ICAS prize

Sept. 15, 2023

Rupak Shrestha's dissertation, The Border Came Between Us: Securing Development, Surveillance and Securitization, and Refugee Memory and Placemaking in Nepal , has been shortlisted for an ICAS prize. The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is a global space in which Asia scholars and social and cultural actors from all...

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Rupak Shrestha awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Sept. 5, 2017

Rupak Shrestha was awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) grant by the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program. The award will support his dissertation research project titled "Extra-Territorial Sovereignty, Nationalism, and the Politics of Development". His doctoral dissertation project will explore emerging questions in geopolitics about interactions...

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2016

May 9, 2016

The Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder congratulates the winners the following Graduate Student Awards. These awards were recognized at our Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 6, 2016. Gilbert F. White Doctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017 - Theodore Barnhart and Yang Yang Adam Kolff Memorial Research Fellowship for MA Students...

Rupak Shrestha Awarded CARTSS Grant

Jan. 29, 2016

Rupak will receive a $1000 CARTSS Award for preliminary research, titled 'Citizenship-in-Exile: Exploring Tibetan Nationalism and Resistance in the Himalayas'. The project primarily explores how Tibetans-in-exile negotiate, navigate and perform citizenship, nationalism, and resistance in Nepal, against the backdrop of China's increasing politics of development. The grant is funded by...

Launch of the New Tibet Himalaya Initiative at CU

Oct. 7, 2015

The Geography Department is excited to announce the launch of the new Tibet Himalaya Initiative at CU, an interdisciplinary hub for research, teaching, and public engagement on Tibet and the Himalayas. CU Boulder has unique research strengths in the study of contemporary Tibet and the Himalayas with faculty expertise in...