Nahal Sheikh

Nahal Sheikh is a writer and illustrator raised in Lahore and based in Amsterdam. She’s completing a research MA in Media at University of Amsterdam, while engaging in critical and thought-provoking freelance projects. Interested in Global South narratives, her stories cut through issues of identity, culture, and power structures.

Productively ‘perverse’

Punjabi films of the 1970s-80s as a tool for resistance during Zia-ul-Haq’s dictatorship.

May 24, 2022

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.