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World Affairs Council Meet the Author event
Date Monday August 01
Time 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
312 Sutter St.
Event Type Speaker
Event @ the World Affairs Council, 08/01—Meet the Author
Who: Deepak Thapa, Director, Social Science Institute, Nepal; Editor, Himal Books, Lalitpur, Nepal; Journalist, Co-author of A Kingdom Under Siege: Nepal's Insurgency, 1996 - 2004 and first recipient of The Asia Foundation’s William P. Fuller Fellowship in Conflict Resolution
What: Meet the Author program.
Event: “A Kingdom Under Siege: Nepal's Maoist Insurgency, 1996 to 2004.” Mr. Thapa explains the political and social background to the Maoist insurgency that has embroiled Nepal's government, political parties, king, police, and army against highly motivated guerilla fighters since 1996. Mr. Thapa believes that a lasting peace in Nepal will require building a state that attends equally to all of Nepal's diverse population.
When: Monday, Aug. 1; check-in: 5:30 PM; program: 6:00 PM
Where: World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., 2nd Floor Conference Room, SF.
Admission Costs: Members: FREE; Students w/ ID: $5; Non-members: $15; Co-sponsors: $7
Info/reservations: (415) 293-4600,;
Added to the calendar on Friday Jul 15th, 2005 10:31 AM

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