Section: Research Student Profiles
The Identity Politcs of the British Gurkhas
In this fascinating project. I will examine macro and micro identity
politics of the contemporary British Gurkhas.
MSc in Social Anthropology, University of EdinburghMSc in Strategic Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
MA in International Relations, Flinders University, Australia
BSc in Business Information Technology, University of Central England
Gurkha diaspora, identity Politics, the rise of China, terrorism, security studies, politics, music, dance and English language.
Gorkhas Imagined: Indra Bahadur Rai in Translation ââ‚¬â€œ Book Review (2010)http://explusultra.wun.ac.uk/images/issue2/Gorkhas_Imagined.pdf
Edinburgh Award, April 2013
Global Residence Life Star Award (team), March 2013
Edinburgh Award, April 2012
Beltane Broadcast Media Course Award in Scotland, February - March 2012
University of Edinburgh Bursary 2011-2013
United Nations (UNPKF) Medal By the UN in East Timor
Overseas Medal Singapore government
Singapore Police Commendation (1993/94) Singapore Police
Singapore Police Good Service Medal Singapore Police Force
Singapore Police Long Service & Good Conduct (1st Clasp) Singapore Police
CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS
Nepali Diaspora Workshop, 9-10th July 2012, University of Oxford. "Martial Identity as a Bargaining Tool: The Case of the British Gurkhas" (presenter).
Mylne's Court Academic Conference, 1st July 2012, University of Edinburgh. "The British Gurkha Justice Campaign" (organiser and presenter)
The 10th BNAC Nepal Study Day in Reading: "Contemporary Gurkha Identity within the Nepali Nationalism Debate", 19-20 April 2012 (presenter).
Oral Culture Conference - Celtic and Scottish Studies - University of Edinburgh: "Continuity in the Gurkha military tradition", 13-14 April 2012 (presenter)
Facilitator for Fast Track Pilot Project - Undergraduate 2012
Resident Assistant at Mylnes Court for postgraduate students, University of Edinburgh from September 2011- present
House Assistant at Mylnes Court for postgraduate students, University of Edinburgh from September 2009 - August 2010
An ex-Gurkha soldier - commissioned officer
A security officer and trainer with the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor
Professional bamboo flute player
Professional Nepali drum (madal) player
Alto Saxephone (intermediate)
This page was published on 22 May 2013