Author Biography

David N. Gellner is Professor of Social Anthropology and a Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford. He has worked on the anthropology of Nepal for over three decades. His monograph (with Sarah LeVine), Rebuilding Buddhism: The Theravada Movement in Twentieth-Century Nepal (Harvard U.P.) was published in 2005; an edited volume, Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia (Duke U.P.) appeared in 2013; his article, ‘The 2013 Elections in Nepal’, Asian Affairs2014, is available at <>.


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