Forgotten manuscripts in European archives may hold important keys to Northeast India’s past.

Tracing the vision of Colombo as a garden city.

Preserving vernacular architecture in the Himalaya.

The cultures of fame, shame, and fear in Bollywood’s tryst with mental health.

From Himal Archives EXPLORE

In the streets of Dhaka

How has the colonial legacy – and the recent past – affected the trajectory of English-language literature in Bangladesh?

| Oct 15, 2015

A departure from propaganda

Afghan journalism has come a long way, but the battle against tablighat will be ongoing.

| Jun 18, 2014

We can only look forward…

...when we no longer have to look back.

| Apr 01, 2010

A country abandoned

Impressions of Afghanistan by an Iranian filmmaker who travelled extensively in the country between 1988 and 2001.

Targeted killings by drone

In the debate over the use of ‘drone’ technology in Pakistan, many are claiming to speak for the communities on the ground. But what about the impact that this new mode of warfare is having …