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

Re-centring the fold

A tongue-in-cheek exploration of fashion magazines in India.

Pakistan’s fake-degree problem, India-Bangladesh trade stalemate and more

Southasiasphere: Issue #9 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

The caste of Karnatic music

An untold history of mrdangam makers.

Do Black lives matter to Southasians?

An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.