Rini Barman

The author is a Phd candidate of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. She hails from Assam in the northeastern region of India. She tweets @barman_rini.

Of jujube vines, maishals and Kamatapur

Reading Rajbanshi poetry in English.

Sep 06, 2022

The poetics of a holy death

A new collection of poems on Benaras explores the city’s depth and complexity.

Jan 13, 2015

Latest Articles

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.

Fighting for their lives

The story of India's HIV patients and the antiretroviral drug supply crisis.