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Workers splitting stones for house construction Limbu, Bina


Stones are important building materials in rural areas. However, the availability and quality of stones often requires skilled masons to work on them. Taken during the 1st phase of fieldwork conducted by the research team based at Social Science Baha in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, ‘Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction’. See project details at https://elmnr.arts.ubc.ca/.

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