April 2020


Irish-born painter Thomas Hickey’s painting in 1806 of three queens of Mysore where the royal woman on the right is […]
April 30, 2020

History of Disease

hen we think of Nepal’s history, mostly political events jump to mind: the expansion of the Gorkhali state, Jang Bahadur’s […]
April 28, 2020

March 2020


Patan Darbar Square Photograph taken by Bourne and Sheperd in 1870. Photo: The British Library athmandu in the 1880s was […]
March 21, 2020

July 2019

George Brooks inspecting vegetable farm in the early 1950s. Photo: US NATIONAL ARCHIVES ace formed a contentious part of the […]
July 16, 2019

March 2018

Our sense of the country’s history expands when we think beyond the political OUTBREAK: Experimental spraying for mosquitos on inner […]
March 28, 2018

February 2018

The first US Ambassador came to Nepal 65 years ago this week to push for socio-economic reform All Photos: Chester […]
February 18, 2018