Uma Pradhan


Uma Pradhan

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Uma Pradhan is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Education Anthropology, Aarhus University, Copenhagen. She holds a DPhil in International Development from the University of Oxford, UK. Her present research project: ‘Social Life of a Scholarship Programme in School Education in Nepal’ contributes to the larger project on ‘Locating Public Finance Dynamics in Education in Nepal’- an international collaboration between Aarhus University (Denmark), Kathmandu University(Nepal) and Martin Chautari (Nepal). Currently, she is conducting an ethnography of scholarship distribution bureaucracy in order to develop an understanding of the ways in which public funding for the education of marginalised groups shape the relationship between state and citizens. 

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