Megnaa Mehtta is an environmental anthropologist with an interest in values, emotions, mythologies and ideas of well-being, as they intersect with debates in global conservation and political ecology. She is currently working on her book manuscript tentatively titled Conserving life: political imaginaries from a submerging forest.
Escalating conflict in Myanmar, enforced disappearances in Southasia, ‘Witnesses to History’, and more.
Southasiasphere episode 11: Updates and analysis from around the region.
A freewheeling discussion on borders and borderlands in Southasia.
The cultures of fame, shame, and fear in Bollywood’s tryst with mental health.