Weena Pun

Weena Pun is a writer and journalist based in Ithaca.

Domestic flights

Risks and opportunities for women migrant labourers from Nepal.

Mar 23, 2017

Lahure laments

What songs say of the migrant culture.

Jun 23, 2016

Far from truth

On the policing of sexuality of migrant workers’ wives in Nepal.

Dec 23, 2015

‘Them greedy victims’

NOTES FROM THE FIELD: As the memory of the devastation of April-May earthquakes recedes, some have resorted to victim blaming.

Aug 28, 2015

Domestic flights

Risks and opportunities for women migrant labourers from Nepal.

Mar 15, 2015

Changing literature, changing country

Himal speaks to noted Nepali literary critic Khagendra Sangroula.

Oct 15, 2012

Departure lounge

Hanging out in Kathmandu's international airport with soon-to-be migrants.

Oct 01, 2011

Latest Articles

Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?

On food and representation, online and offline.

The disconnect on Digital Pakistan

In Pakistan, the government invests in its digital presence while stifling dissent.