Rauf Ali (1954-2016) was a naturalist who played an important role in environmental conservation and ecological sciences in India. This is an extract from his memoir Running Away from Elephants: Adventures of a wildlife biologist, Speaking Tiger Books, 2018, 224 pp, INR 450.
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.