Kristen Zipperer

Smugglers’ paradise

Life and lucre on the open border between Nepal and India.

May 27, 2013

Mother to many

Pushpa Basnet, the 2012 CNN Hero of the Year, talks to Himal.

Dec 03, 2012

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Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.