Prashanta Tripura

Identity grabbing

The official position against indigeneity undermines Bangladesh’s ‘adibashi’ minorities.

Sep 07, 2015

From jumia to Jumma

Shifting cultivation and shifting identities in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts.

Apr 20, 2013

Becoming Bangladeshi

Reflections on the origins of identities in Bangladesh, and the perennially unfinished business of shaping them in Southasia and beyond.

Oct 11, 2012

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