Aparna Gopalan

Aparna Gopalan is a writer, community organiser and anthropology grad student. She divides her time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Ajmer, Rajasthan.

Love, with an albatross attached: Part II

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

May 18, 2018

Love, with an albatross attached: Part I

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

May 11, 2018

Latest Articles

Making sense of Nepali politics

Scholars of political structures and processes in today’s Nepal struggle to find their feet.

The machine that went rogue

Learning from Myanmar’s unsuccessful ‘Third Force’ movement.

No neutrality

The military’s neutral stance around Imran Khan’s ouster may be damage control.