Ted Riccardi

Ted Riccardi is professor emeritus at Columbia University, and author of a Sherlock Holmes novel. This writing was first published in March 2007.

Studies in the psycho-pathology of culture

A fictional meditation on Nepal's stolen objects, theory of art, and geopolitics.

Apr 08, 2018

Beyond Indology

The 18th-century ‘discovery’ by Western academics of Sanskrit allowed a whole new branch of science-minded researchers to delve into the mysteries of the Subcontinent: hence, ‘Indology’. Once the three-century-old hang-ups inherent in this field are …

Mar 01, 2010

Latest Articles

Who needs borders?

A freewheeling discussion on borders and borderlands in Southasia.

There is something about Parveen

The cultures of fame, shame, and fear in Bollywood’s tryst with mental health.

Afghanistan’s uncertainties

 Afghan women activists face a difficult future under a Taliban administration.

Afghanistan: graveyard of development?

On the country’s fraught histories of international development.