The second meeting of the study group on Nepal was held at the Radisson Hotel in Kathmandu, Nepal from July 17-19, 2006. 

Participants in the Second Study Group Meeting included:

Project Director

Dr. Muthiah Alagappa
Director, East-West Center Washington

Nepal Study Group Participants

Paper Contributors
Dr. Krishna Bhattachan

Lecturer/Sociologist, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tribhuvan University 

Dr. Krishna Hachhethu
Associate Professor, Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University

Dr. Susan Hangen
Assistant Professor, Ramapo College, NJ

Dr. Mahendra Lawoti
Assistant Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo

Dr. Pancha Narayan Maharjan
Associate Professor, Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University

Dr. Sukh Deo Muni
Executive Director, Observer Research Foundation 

Dr. Anup Pahari
Contract Faculty, Foreign Service Institute

Dr. Saubhagya Shah
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, Tribhuvan University  

Senior Scholars/Discussants
Dr. Meena Acharya
General Secretary, Tanka Prasad Acharya Memorial Foundation 

Dr. Lok Raj Baral
Chair, Nepal Center for Contemporary Studies

Mr. Chandra Dev Bhatta
Doctoral Candidate, London School of Economics

Mr. Dipak Gyawali
Academician, Royal Nepal Academy of Science and Technology

Dr. Sumitra Manandhar-Gurung
Chairperson, Lumanthi and National Coalition Against Racial Discrimination

Mr. Harka Gurung
President, Transparency International-Nepal

Dr. Prakash Chandra Lohani
Co-chairman, Rastriya Janasakti Party, Nepal

Mr. Rajendra Pradhan
Chairman, Social Science Baha

Dr. Shree Govind Shah
Ecologist and Policy Analyst/Chairperson, Environmental Resources Planning and Monitoring/Academy of Social Justice & Human Rights

Mr. Hari Sharma
Director, Social Science Baha

Dr. Sudhindra Sharma
Director, Interdisciplinary Analyst

Dr. Seira Tamang
Coordinator/General Secretary, Martin Cautari

Dr. Bishnu Raj Upreti
Regional Coordinator, National Centre of Competence in Research

Ms. Megan Hayes
Program Associate, East-West Center Washington