Heather Gilberds (Nepal)


Heather Gilberds

Heather Gilberds (Jagaran Media Center – JMC): Heather has always been a strong advocate for independent media development and activism. Her interest in grassroots media and development stemmed from travel in South-East Asia and extensive involvement in community radio. On return to Canada Heather worked in radio at the University of Alberta’s campus station. At the time of her fellowship, she was studying for a Master’s degree in communications at Carleton University.



05 Sep

Mixing the old with the new for Haritalika Teej

Teej is a women’s festival that is observed annually in Nepal. This year, the three

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Posted Sep 05, 2008

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12 Aug

Principles of Community Radio – Finding the Untold Stories

The second day of the workshop at Radio Jargaran proved to be as rewarding as

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Posted Aug 12, 2008

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10 Aug

Unexpected narratives of conflict

Fear is an odd sensation…once the body perceives danger, fear begins to catalyze – first

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Posted Aug 10, 2008

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09 Aug

The legacy of untouchability

The English word “caste” is derived from the Portuguese “casta” meaning birth or difference. Caste

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Posted Aug 09, 2008

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01 Aug

Where the hills meet the plains

Butwal is a particularly interesting place to reside because it rests at the precise junction

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Posted Aug 01, 2008

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30 Jul

Community Radio as a Catalyst for Change

Radio Jagaran is currently conducting a 4-day workshop about principles of radio production. The first

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Posted Jul 30, 2008

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24 Jul

Dinesh Harijan

Dinesh Harijan, a human rights journalist at Radio Jagaran, asked me to write a story

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Posted Jul 24, 2008

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20 Jul

Grassroots Journalism in Nepal

In a country where the vast majority of people live in extreme poverty without access

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Posted Jul 20, 2008

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11 Jul

Disappeared Persons in Post-Conflict Nepal

Shubha Bala and Heather Gilberds: We recently met someone who is working in transitional justice,

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Posted Jul 11, 2008

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08 Jul

Jagaran Media Center Hosts Radio Training Workshop Last week, twenty Dalit journalists from across Nepal

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Posted Jul 08, 2008

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18 Jun

Television Serial for Dalit Rights

The staff at Jagaran Media Center had hoped 600 people would attend, but more than

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Posted Jun 18, 2008

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10 Jun

Kathmandu

Kathmandu is frenetic. It is a labyrinthine tangle of roads and alleys brimming with cuisine

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Posted Jun 10, 2008

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23 May

Schrodinger’s Cat

I have a friend who recently told me about “Schrodinger’s Cat”…a thought exercise developed by

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Posted May 23, 2008

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