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Poets Manjul and Sulochana Manandhar in "Shrasta Bhetghat" Series at KUSoA

Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Hattiban organized yet another event in the series "Shrasta Bhetghat" (Meet the Writer) in its auditorium on May 6, 2014. Poets Manjul and Sulochana Manandhar were the guests of this episode. The event was organized targeting the students of Media Studies with special focus on the paper entitled "Appreciation of Nepali Literature". Students and faculty of KUSoA attended the event. The program commenced with an welcome speech and the introduction of the poets and their works by Prof. Dr. Jangab Chauhan, Associate Dean of KUSoA. It moved ahead with the screening of "Anubhutikaa Thopaaharu" (Drops of Experiences), a video comprised of 30 poems by Sulochana Manandhar. The screening was followed by recitation of poems by poet Manjul from his recently released book, Balyakaalsanga Kheldai (Playing with Childhood). Poet Sulochana Manandhar also recited some poems from her latest collection Raat (Night). Aarati Thapa, a student of Bachelor in Media Studies and a talented singer, sang a song penned by poet Manjul and composed by Shubha Bahadur, and it brought the program to an end on a beautiful note. Poet Manjul has published a novel, six collections of poems, three travelogues, and hundreds of songs. "Triveni," an album of songs written by him, composed by the Japanese composer Haruhito, and sung by Sunita Subba is considered to be an outstanding work of art. An active member of the renowned Ralpha movement, Manjul used to travel along Nepali villages singing songs on guitar. A number of his works have also been translated into English and other languages. Poet Sulochana Manandhar has two collections of poems, a travelogue and a video CD of poetry to her credit. She is considered to be one of the prominent women voices from Nepal, and has been the member of Nepal Academy.

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Research Methodology Workshop
HNRSC- KU organized three days Research Methodology Workshop on 24-26 March, 2008 for its master and PhD students. Training on data gathering tools and techniques, scientific writing and data interpretation was given to the students during this workshop.

Conflict Management Workshop
HNRSC together with Global Majority (INGO) organized a two-day workshop on "Conflict Management" in March 2008. Trainings on development of negotiation skills, conflict resolution and effective communication were given to HNRSC students by international experts.

GLOPP Workshop
HNRSC and University of Zurich jointly organized a three-day e-learning course on Globalisation and Livelihood Option for People living in Poverty (GLOPP) from in January 2009. Faculties and students from HNRSC and DEVS participated in this workshop.