Bhutan through an Archaeology Lens

Speaker: Kuenga Wangmo

Kuenga Wangmo is Bhutan’s first archaeologist. She has worked on archaeological sites in Bhutan, India, and the United States. She was a member of a Policy Think Tank under His Majesty’s Secretariat and advises the Centre for Historical and Archaeological Studies at the Royal University of Bhutan. She was a post-doc research fellow at the Courtauld Institute of Art, UCL, in London and guest lectured at the Leon Levy Foundation Centre for Conservation, Royal Thimphu College, and Sherubtse College. Kuenga is a National Geographic Explorer. She has an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and post-graduate degrees from Cambridge University and The Courtauld Institute of Art. She was born in Bhutan and calls Thimphu, the capital of her country, home.

Host: Gerald Daly

Gerald Daly is the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Bhutan . Prior to his appointment as RC for Bhutan, he served as Policy Adviser and Team Leader of Programme, Joint Funding and Business Operations in the UN Development Group. His focus areas included ensuring cross-UN ownership and development of Delivering as One at both strategic and operational levels along with funding/implementation of integrated policy work.

 

Date: 13 February

Venue: UN House

Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

 

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