Sumaira Nawaz

Sumaira Nawaz holds an MA in Languages and Cultures of South Asia from SOAS. She has been living in Iran and learning Persian at the University of Tehran for a year now.

Shibli Numani’s imagined community

A 19th-century travelogue from northern India challenges colonial orientalism.

Dec 14, 2018

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The long wait for justice

On the chronic failures of criminal justice in Sri Lanka.

Reading Kashmir

One year after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.