Private Lands, Public Aspirations

In a city rapidly turning into a concrete jungle, finding open and green space is a challenge. The few that remain, happen to be plots of lands that feel ignored, oftentimes private and walled. What is the politics of the right to land – access, tenure, ownership – in Kathmandu? Who has access to land and what happens to them over time? This discussion seminar will discuss these issues that Irina Giri explores through her work for the Kathmandu Valley Urban History Project. 

The discussion seminar will be a full day session, hopefully allowing for a slower, more in depth exploration into these ideas. It will be moderated by Sabin Ninglekhu. Presentations and discussions will take place in a mix of Nepali and English. Participants are requested to stay for the entire session. Participation is free however limited to 25 and by registration only on a first come first serve basis. Lunch will be provided. 

Date: Sunday, 7 Aug, 2022

Time: 9:45am – 4:00pm 

Venue: Yalamaya Kendra, Patan Dhoka 

*The room is located on the first floor and is not wheelchair accessible. 

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