‘Locale of fear and ferocity’

On Tibetan poet Theurang’s works.

Art of the everyday on Divar Island.

Book recommendations from our contributors and Southasia’s prominent writers, translators, intellectuals and journalists.

Looking back at 40 years of Bangladesh’s garment industry.

A freewheeling conversation on Bangladesh’s present, as well as the forces shaping its future.

From Himal Archives EXPLORE

A ‘fierce’ fear

Literature and loathing after the Junta.

| Jun 01, 2016

A Lepcha in your own land

On being an 'outsider' in Kathmandu and remembering the past.

| Mar 21, 2011

Fading history

The Malayali link to Sinhala culture has a rich past even if it does not have much of a present.

| Nov 01, 2005

Two years on

Near the two-year anniversary of Mohammed Nasheed’s election in the Maldives, democracy in the atolls continues to experience growing pains, made more difficult by an increasingly bipolar polity.