Adviser : Nepal Museum Association



Prof. Dr. Dhan Bahadur Kunwar

Nationality : Nepalese
Religion : Hindu
Date of Birth : Sept.15th, 1951 A.D.
Marital Status : Married
Contact Address : 45 - Janamarga Mhepi, Kathmandu Metropolitan City-16, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  Phone : 977-1-4353062 (Residence)
  Cell : 9851043330
  Email :
Current Position : Professor & Former Head of Department
    - Central Department of Nepalese History, Culture & Archaeology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Academic Qualification : Ph.D., M.A. & B.L.(Advocate)
  Ph.D. - Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur.
M.A. - Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology (NeHCA), Tribhuvan University, Katmandu, Nepal
B.L. - Tribhuvan University, Institute of Law.
Field of Specialization : Nepalese Society, Culture, History &, Tourism.
Professional Involvement & Experiences : Former Campus Chief - Saraswati Multiple Campus, Lekhanath Marga, Kathmandu, (1998-2000 A.D.).
  Associate Professor - Central Department of Nepalese History, Culture & Archaeology (NeHCA) Tribhuvan University Kirtipur
Lecturer - Central Department of Nepalese History, Culture & Archaeology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, (1992 - 2006 A.D.)
Executive Editor - Nepal Past & Present, Historyand Culture Instruction Committe, Saraswati Multiple Campus, Kathmandu (1989 - 90 A.D.)
Founder Teacher - People’s Campus, Paknajol, Kathmandu, (Since 1981 A.D.).
Research Involvement - Formerly involved in "The Eastern Institute Inc.," Tokyo, Japan. (1993-95 A.D.)
Affiliations & Other Experiences : Advisor - Nepal Intellectual's Council, Nepal.
Chairman - National Luminary Hero Balbhadra Kunwar Foundation, Nepal.
  Vice-Chairman - Martyr Memorial Public Health Co-operative Ltd. (MCo. Nepal)
General Secretary - Nepal National Ethnographic Museum, Kathmandu.
For. General Secretary - Forum for cultural & social study (FOCUS), Central Committee. (One of the Forum of Rastriya Jana Sanskritik Mahasangh, Nepal).
For. Executive Member - Pashupati Area Development Trust, Governing Council, Ktm.
Executive Member - Sahid Memorial Hospital Management Committee & Chairman Employee Selection & Promotion Committee M-Co, Nepal, Kalanki, Kathmandu.
Member - Rural Integrated Development Association (RIDA) - a national NGO.
Life Member - Japan University Almuni Association, Nepal (JUAAN)
For. Chief Editor - THE JUAAN News and Topics - a biannual publication of JUSAN (Since 2003 - 2009 A.D.).
Editor - Journal of Nepal - Japan Studies Nepal - Japan Study Team, Kathmandu (2006 A.D.).
Former Secretary - Culture Teachers' Society of Nepal (CuTSON) (2002 A.D.).
Ambassador for Peace - Universal Peace Federation- Nepal (2006 A. D.).
Research & Publications : Nalapanika Nayak Balbhadra Kunwar, Kathmandu. (co-writer)
  A Study on Khas Kshetry of Jumla, National Ethnographic Museum, Kathamandu.
A study on the folklore (lokvarta) prevalent in the community of the eastern region.
(Specially of the Meche, Dhimal, Satar and Lapcha community) – Office of Registrar Nepal Copy Right, Govt. of Nepal, Dillibazar, Kathmandu (2065 B.S.).
" The socio-Religious life of Kusales of Katmandu Valley and patterns of Changes" - Research works for Ph.D.(2006 A.D.).
A research on Japanese Society & Development (2002 A.D.).
One of the Translators in Nepali (Asia ko : Vaibhava : Sajha Mulya Ko Khojima).
The Wealth of Asia: In search of common Values (the book of Kaminaga Zenji former Ambassador of Japan in Nepal) - Japan University Students' Association, Nepal (JUAAN) (2003 A.D.).
Andhikhole Roila- a study on folksongs, of Andhikhola area CNAS, T.U., Kirtipur, (1999 A.D.).
A research work on Hayus - a cultural study of a tribe of Nepal,Research Division, T.U. Kirtipur (1984 A.D.).
A cultural research on the Kusales- the inhabitants of Pashupatinath area- a ethnic group of Nepal CNAS, T.U., Kirtipur (1982 A.D.).
Many other research articles Published in different leading magazines and Journals.
Participations in Nat. & Int. Seminars and Conferences : Participated in different National and International Seminars & Conferences.
Instructor : A National Orientation Program about History of Nepal launched by CPN (UML) (2001 A.D.).
Trainings : Tourist Guide - Training conducted by HMTTC & Jubilee Organization (Pvt.) Ltd.Ktm.
  Mountaineering Liaison Officer, Orientation Program conducted by Ministry of Tourism, Nepal. (1985 A.D.).
Tourist Guide, HMTTC, Kathmandu (1997 A.D.).
Medals, Awards and Fellowship : Nepal Vidhya Bhusan 'A' class.
  Academic scholarship for Ph.D., Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, (2000 A.D.), Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur.
Sakai Lions Club and Imanishi Memorial Fellowship Trust Award (2002 A.D.) Nepal.
Visited Countries : India, Thailand, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Turkey, Austria, Belgium, Luxemburg,
  Netherland, Swizerland, Italy, France, U.K., Canada, U.S.A. & Middle East. Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia.
Languages : Nepali, English, Hindi & Japanese.