Productively ‘perverse’

Punjabi films of the 1970s-80s as a tool for resistance during Zia-ul-Haq’s dictatorship.

In Sri Lanka, there are many factors shaping mainstream media coverage of citizen-led protests.

On the BJP government’s politics of optics in India’s Northeast.

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Against forgetting. Against erasure.

On meaning, storytelling, and memory-making in Kashmir.

| Nov 11, 2021

Poppies and power in Afghanistan

How drug trade, foreign aid and global politics impacted the Afghan state and society.

| Mar 11, 2020

Letter from Karachi: For a place in the shade

Shade is increasingly becoming a luxury in Karachi's public spaces.

| May 17, 2019