Jeevan Baniya

Designation: Assistant Director and Researcher
Email: [email protected]

Jeevan Baniya received his PhD in Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway. His PhD dissertation was on ‘Civil society, social movements and democratisation: A case study of Nepal (2014). He completed MA from GSIS Ajou University, South Korea.

In Social Science Baha/CESLAM, he is involved in proposal writing, planning and implementing research and writing, coordinating research projects, supervising researchers, and liaising with partners and stakeholders, among other. He has also been serving as a faculty member at Tribhuvan University (TU) where he has taught masters and PhD degree courses.

He served as an Expert Member of a ‘Task Force’ formed by Hon. Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MoLESS), Gokarna Bista. Currently, he is involved as a Co-Investigator in collaborative projects, ‘After the Earth's Violent Sway: the tangible and intangible legacies of a natural disaster’ (2017-19), SOAS, University of London; 'Labour, and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction: Construction, Finance and Law as Domains of Social Transformation, University of British Columbia (2017-19). 

He has published books, book chapters, articles, and research papers. For more detail about his work, please visit: