Peter Dorset

Peter Dorset is a British writer with extensive experience of living and working in the Maldives. He can be contacted at peterdorset78@gmail.com.

Maldivian IMDb: Elections 2018

Can the Maldives’ opposition stage a dramatic comeback, or will this election be a continuation of democracy interrupted?

Sep 20, 2018

The Maldives’ abducted development

The disappearance of journalist Ahmed Rilwan and the other side of ‘paradise’.

Aug 30, 2018

Latest Articles

The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

CNN in Myanmar, environmental crises, and Tibetan cinema

Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.

The myth of Congress socialism

Why Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi were never really on the Left to begin with.