STU J-School’s Global Media Honors Program — Nepal Reporting Team will give a presentation entitled Nepal: Joining China’s “One Belt, One Road” and Eight Days in the Himalaya: A Trek in Langtang National Park, on Saturday, November 25th in the Library Theater from 7-9 p.m.
Students will show photographs and video documentaries, speak about their rugged journey to the only open Chinese-Nepal land border, and discuss Belt and Road development projects such as hydropower and infrastructure-building in Nepal. They’ll also discuss the implications of all the development for the region, especially on Langtang National Park, an area immediately adjacent to the OBOR projects where the team trekked in the Himalaya for eight days. Two students who interned with prominent Nepali magazine company ECS media for six weeks will also speak about their experience living and working in Kathmandu. With special guest and former Financial Times correspondent Binod Bhattarai. Presentation in English, with slides in English and Chinese.