Asst. Prof. Gaurab KC

Contact: Suryabinyak-4, Dadhikot, Bhaktapur, Bagmati, Nepal | 01-6634455, 01-6634663

Email : gaurabkc@ksl.edu.np

Designation: Assistant Professor


Gaurab KC is Assistant Professor at Kathmandu School of Law (KSL). He is an anthropologist by training. He teaches sociology and anthropology for B.A.LL. B first and second year. In addition to this, he also teaches Criminology and Penology for LLM second year. He is also a member of the academic research department in KSL where he trains, mentors and supervises dissertations submitted by BA LLB fifth year and LLM second year students. Similarly, he also organizes academic talks and debates, persuasive essay writing, commentary sessions (which primarily includes films and books) and reading seminar series for his students. He is also a regular contributor in the national dailies (both English and Nepali) based at Kathmandu. All of his published works are available in academia.edu.



Book Reviews:

  1. Silanyas: Nepal Nirman ko Nalibeli by Sujeet Mainali, Naya Patrika, May 18, 2019
  2. The State of Sociology and Anthropology: Teaching and Research in Nepal by Madhusudan Subedi and Devendra Upreti. SINHAS 19(2): 405-409, 2015
  3. Saharikaran: Jivikako Bibidh Ayam by Bhaskar Gautam and Jagannath Adhikari (Eds),  SINHAS, Vol. 17(1):  206-209, 2012
  4. At Home in the World: Globalization and Peace Corps in Nepal by James F Fisher.  Republica, December 6, 2013


  1. Bibliography of the Works of Prayag Raj Sharma. Available at http://www.martinchautari.org.np/files/ jointly prepared with Pranab Kharel (1):1-7, 2016
  2. Anthropological Writings of James F. Fisher on Nepal. Available at http://www.martinchautari.org.np/pdf/  (1):1-6, 2015
  3. Bibliography of Social Scientific Writings by Dor Bahadur Bista. Available at http://martinchautari.org.np/pdf/ jointly prepared with Pratyoush Onta (3):1-4, 2013


Research Articles

Journal Articles:

  1. Locating Nepalis Mobility: A Historical Reappraisal with Reference to Tibet, North East India and Burma, Kathmandu School of Law Review 6(2), 2018
  2. Intersections in Managing Sociology in Management Studies: A Personal Reflection, Society and Culture in South Asia 4(1):1-5, 2018
  3. The Dynamics of Representing Nepal’s Struggle for Modernization: from Nepalization to Fatalism. Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology XI: 130-150, 2017
  4. An Interview with James F. Fisher. Studies in Nepali History and Society (SINHAS) 18(2): 329-388, 2013
  5. Lau Aayo Taja Khabar: Kathmandu Ka Sahar Ma Aakhabar Bechne Hawker Haru. Media Adhyan 7: 3-30, 2012



  1. Practices of Sociology in Nepal, Kathmandu: Vajra Publications, 2019
  2. KAMAUNE: The Cultural and Economic Imaginaries of Migration, Kathmandu: Centre for the Study of Labor and Mobility (CESLAM), 2014


Research Interest/Research Area

  1. Disciplinary history, intellectual biography, migration, media, law, urbanization, street economy, violence, social movements, environment and ecology