Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Kathmandu Branch Office

Microfilm-Ordering Process
Starting from June 1, 2016 we resume the microfilm-ordering process of the former Nepal Research Centre (NRC) at the National Archives in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu Branch Office

Resident Representative

Nadine Plachta M.A.

South Asia Institute
Heidelberg University
Kathmandu Branch Office
Kopundole Height / Lalitpur
P.O. Box 4379

Office +977 1 553 72 04
Mobile: +977 98 18 765 225


Obituary for Dina Bangdel
The South Asia Institute is united in grief of Dina Bangdel, who passed away in the United States on Tuesday, July 25, at the age of fifty-four. Dina Bangdel was an Art historian specialized in South Asian art and worked as curator of art in Nepal. Since 2012, Bangdel was the director of the art history department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, which she originally joined as an assistant professor of art history in 2005. You can read a detailed obituary written by Christiane Brosius here.
Posted on 09 Aug 2017


Anne de Sales "Words and Objects in a Shamanic Cure: What can we learn from 'magical practices' in 21st century Nepal?" Tribhuvan University, May 19 2017, 1-3 pm
Posted on 19 May 2017
Axel Michaels on "Festivals and Processions at Pashupatikshetra" at Amadablam Hotel, March 3 2017
Posted on 02 Mar 2017
SAI Kathmandu Office Lecture Series -- December 2016
Posted on 14 Dec 2016
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