Aftershock Nepal

Authors: Sreedharan, C. and Thorsen, E.


Aftershock Nepal was a Bournemouth University-led journalistic intervention into the humanitarian crisis in Nepal after the 2015 earthquake there. A practice-led research project, in partnership with Kathmandu University and Tribhuvan University in Nepal, and Symbiosis International University and Amity University in India - to produce sustained news media coverage of how ordinary Nepalis were coping with life after the disaster, published online (

We also collaborated with three mainstream Indian news organisations - Huffington Post India, and Open Magazine - to further the reach of the reportage from our student journalists.

38 students and 7 staff across three nations collaborated on this challenging and complex project. We interviewed more than 150 earthquake survivors and published 93 stories, experimented with different forms of storytelling (including 360 video production).


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