Yale Himalaya Initiative

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Building Back Better?: The Scalar Politics of Disaster and Development in Post-Earthquake Nepal

February 17, 2016

Austin is the Director of Rasuwa Relief, a humanitarian volunteer initiative, which has provided diverse kinds of support to Nepali households in the wake of the disaster. In his talk, Austin analyzes the social and political dimensions of contemporary post-earthquake Nepal with a focus on his work as a humanitarian and anthropologist in Nepal.

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