Dr. Khagendra Prasai

Kathmandu, Nepal

Dr. Prasai is the Chairperson of Foundation for Critical Discourse Nepal—an institution working on and dedicated to the promotion of Marxist, socialist and progressive emancipatory theoretical and practical movements. 

Dr. Prasai has experience of teaching sociology and philosophy for more than nineteen years at universities in the USA and Nepal, and currently teaches political philosophy as an associate professor in Nepal Open University, Lalitpur. 

Dr. Prasai has a PhD in Philosophy from the State University of New York, Binghamton, New York; an MA in Philosophy from the University of South Florida, Florida, USA; and an MA in Sociology/Anthropology from the Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.  

Dr. Prasai has authored several academic works, theoretical and research papers, books and articles, and has lectured on a variety of themes including political economy, global order, capitalism, Marxism, self-emancipation, Marxist feminism, ethnicity, class, caste, development, inner-party democracy, cooperative, the conception of self and socialism. He appears on Nepalese media (TV, radios, newspaper etc.) as a political analyst, and often as Marxist analyst. He closely engages with the left political parties (Nepal Communist Party and other) and their leaders and cadres on theoretical and organizational issues.    

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