Sinthujan Varatharajah

Blackness in brown spaces

Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.

Jul 14, 2015

Staging fiction, rewriting history

The makers of 'Midnight's Children' are known for their anti-fundamentalist stance, but the production of the film in Sri Lanka raises questions.

Oct 07, 2013

Caste across the kalapani

The long struggle to outlaw caste-based discrimination in the UK finally succeeds.

May 24, 2013

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China courts influence in Sri Lanka via the Buddhist clergy

Beijing needs new allies now that the Rajapaksas are reeling, but the enmeshing of politics and religion in Sri Lanka is always cause for concern

Rebound or relapse: Debt restructuring in a time of crisis

A crossborder discussion on economic precarity and the impacts of ongoing debt restructuring processes and negotiations with the IMF in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

What’s really behind Jammu and Kashmir’s new Family ID?

Kashmiris fear the scheme is another tool for surveillance and collective punishment by the Indian state.