Debendra Prasad Adhikari

Visiting Researcher

Debendra Prasad Adhikari
Debendra Prasad Adhikari left PRIO in 2017. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.


Adhikary will be staying at PRIO in the period 2 May to 1 November 2017, working on his PhD for the project Gender Equality, Peace and Security in Nepal and Myanmar (WOMENsPEACE), led by Wenche Iren Hauge. This project is a collaboration between the local partners Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research (NCCR) in Kathmandu, Nepal and Ar Yone Oo (AYO)in Yangoon, Myanmar. Adhikary has been recruited for this project by NCCR.

Adhikary started the work with his PhD in July 2016. In November 2016 he participated in the organization of a large  workshop in Kathmandu on  Gender Equality Peace and security: Gender Dimensions of Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration in Nepal, as part of the WOMENsPEACE project. Adhikary has recently carried out fieldwork in Chitwan, Nepal, interviewing female ex-combatants.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Adhikari, Debendra Prasad (2018) Ethnographic Fieldnote Writing: Methodological Challenges in the 21st Century, Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology 12(12): 98–106.
Adhikari, Debendra Prasad (2017) The Saga of Conflict Transformation and Peace Process in Nepal: A Unique Account, Journal of Education and Research 7(2).

Edited Volume

Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Debendra Prasad Adhikari; Sharmila Shivakoti; & Åshild Kolås, eds, (2018) Nepalko Rajnitma Mahila: Donda Bebasthapandekhi Sambidhan Karyannonsamma [Women in Nepali Politics: From Conflict Management to implementation of the Constitution]. Nepal: Bhrikuti Academic Press.