Member of Academic Advisory Board

2022…Archive Nepal
Member of Advisory Council

2020-2021. 7th International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Member of Abstract Review Committee

2020…. Canadian Language Museum
Member of the Board of Directors

2020…. Association for the Promotion and Preservation of Himalayan Cultures
Honorary Committee Member

2019…. International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics
Advisory Committee Member

2019….Prince’s Trust Canada Indigenous Languages Revitalization Initiative
Advisory Group Member

2019….Cambridge Heritage Research Centre
Affiliated Member

2019….Conference on Asian Linguistic Anthropology
Member of Scientific Committee

2019….Przegląd Orientalistyczny
Member of Editorial Board

2018….Verba Africana
Member of Scientific Committee

2018….Folklore Foundation (India)
Member of Advisory Board

2018… UBC Language Sciences
Steering Committee Member

2015… Himalayan Archive (University of Vienna, Austria)
International Consultant

2014… Recovering Voices (Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA)
Member of Advisory Board

2014… Portuguese Anthropological Digital Archives Project
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – FCSH/NOVA, Lisboa | Portugal
Scientific Consultant

2014…  EL Publishing (ELPub)
             Editorial Advisory Board Member

2013…  AAA Task Force on Cultural Heritage
             Committee Member

2012…  Minority Language in Today’s Global Society
             Member of Editorial Board

2012…  Association of Nepal and Himalayan Studies (ANHS)
             Member of Executive Council (ex-officio)

2012…  Alliance for Linguistic Diversity
             Member of Advisory Committee

2012…  Museum Anthropology
             Member of Editorial Board

2012…   Peabody Museum of Natural History (Yale)
              Curatorial Affiliate, Division of Anthropology

2012…   National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution)
              Research Collaborator

2012…   Book 2.0
              Member of Editorial Board

2012…   Centre for Material Texts (Cambridge)
              Member of Advisory Committee

2012…   ETC-Nepal (Ithaca, New York)
              Member of Advisory Council

2011…   Open Book Publishers (Cambridge)
              Member of Editorial Board and Advisory Panel

2010…   Le centre pour l’édition électronique ouverte (CLÉO) – CNRS
               Councillor for the United Kingdom

2010…   Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity (RNLD)
               Member of International Advisory Panel

2010…  Enhanced Learning and Teaching in the Social Sciences (ELiSS)
              Member of Editorial Board

2009…  Digital Humanities @ Cambridge
              University of Cambridge, Member of Steering Commitee & Research Group

2009…  Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC)
             Member of Executive Committee

2009…  Mongolian and Inner Asia Studies Unit (MIASU)
              University of Cambridge, Member of Management Committee

2005…  Himalayan Journal of Democracy and Development
              Nepal Study Center, University of New Mexico, Member of Editorial Board

2005…  Liberal Democracy Nepal Bulletin
              Nepal Study Center, University of New Mexico, Member of Editorial Board

2004…  Tibetan and Himalayan Library
              University of Virginia, Member of Executive Board

2003…  Bulletin of Tibetology
              Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangkok, Sikkim, Member of Editorial Board

2002…  European Bulletin of Himalayan Research (EBHR)
              Contributing Editor for the Netherlands, Editorial Board Member

Co-Editor (2013-2017)

HAU, Journal of Ethnographic Theory
Member of Editorial Board (2011-2017

Studies of Tribes and Tribals
Kamala-Raj Publishers, Delhi, Member of Editorial Board, (2002-2010)

Himalayan Linguistics
A refereed web journal and archive devoted to the study of Himalayan languages  Member of Editorial Board, (2001-2010)

Peace and Democracy in South Asia (PDSA)
International e-journal, Editorial Advisory Member, (2004-2007)

Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS), Tribhuvan University, Editor, (2008-2009)

Other Academic Service
I am regularly asked to act as a peer reviewer for proposals and applications for research funding in the UK, USA and Europe (AHRC, SSRC, ESRC, NSF, etc), for sabbatical leave, for leading international journals. I have served as an internal examiner at Cambridge and as external examiner at SOAS (University of London).