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Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

Apr 03, 2020

COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

A legal analysis of the origins and possible impacts of emergency law.

Mar 26, 2020

Notes across borders

A call for your writings, photos, video and audio in the time of COVID-19.

Mar 25, 2020

Introducing Southasiasphere: The Himal guide to the region

ISSUE #1: Covid-19 in Southasia, civilian government vs the generals in Myanmar, postponed elections in SriLanka and more.

Mar 20, 2020

Poppies and power in Afghanistan

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

Mar 11, 2020

Between big data and big brother

Why the overwhelming control over data by governments and large corporations doesn’t bode well for democracy.

Feb 18, 2020

The unfinished line

Reflections on the Himal Southasian Short Story Competition 2019

Jan 10, 2020

Note from the Editor

About our new website and membership model.

Jan 07, 2020

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Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

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COVID-19: Southasian states of emergency

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