SOAS University of London

South Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

Pratyoush Onta

BA (Brandeis University), MA, PhD (University of Pennsylvania)
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Pratyoush Onta
South Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Research Associate

Dr Pratyoush Onta
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Onta has written, edited or co-edited several books including Nepal Studies in the UK (2004), Social History of Radio Nepal (2004, in Nepali), Social Scientific Thinking in the Context of Nepal (2004, in Nepali), Radio Journalism: News and Talk Programs in FM  (2005, in Nepali), Growing up with Radio (2005, in Nepali), Mass Media in Post-1990 Nepal (2006), Ten Years of Independent Radio: Development, Debates and the Public Interest (2008, in Nepali) and Socially Inclusive Media (2008, in Nepali). He is also the founding editor of the journals Studies in Nepali History and Society (est. 1996) and Media Studies (est. 2006, in Nepali).



Onta has written on Nepali nationalism, Gurkha history, institutions, area studies and media. He is currently involved in research on the history of Nepali magazines and academic journals.