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

Remaking #MeToo in Sri Lanka

A personal reflection on the limits and possibilities of the social-media phenomenon.

‘A picture of malicious intention’

On the Chinese embassy’s undiplomatic letter to a Nepali newspaper.

Between big data and big brother

Why the overwhelming control over data by governments and large corporations doesn’t bode well for democracy.