Dear Swara Bhaskar

Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

A test for Maldivian democracy

A co-author of the critical Maldivian Democracy Network report reflects on the forced closure of the organisation.

Death and education at a film festival

Film Southasia 2019 provided a glimpse of what Southasia is thinking, feeling, and creating.

Keeping journalism alive in Kashmir

Journalists in Kashmir have done remarkable work from the ground, despite government curbs and local media’s limitations.

Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.

Priyamvada Gopal’s book throws new light on transnational and class solidarities.

Reflections on the Himal Southasian Short Story Competition 2019

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Peace, justice and conflict in Afghanistan

Can Afghanistan move forward without addressing its past and present human rights violations and war crimes?

| Apr 28, 2014

The making of the marginalised

Daniel Bass’ ethnographic look at Sri Lanka’s Up-country Tamils uncovers crucial histories, but underplays the role of socio-economic marginalisation in shaping their identities

| Apr 05, 2013

The dissident pleasures of pornography

Pornography demands an examination of the contradictions between our sexual lives and yearnings.

| Sep 09, 2009