Analysis

Why does Everest matter?

Science, labour and the rise of altitude to measure mountains.

| Aug 05, 2022

Making sense of Nepali politics

Scholars of political structures and processes in today’s Nepal struggle to find their feet.

The machine that went rogue

Learning from Myanmar’s unsuccessful ‘Third Force’ movement.

| Jun 28, 2022

Scandalising the supply chain

Looking back at 40 years of Bangladesh’s garment industry.

| Jan 11, 2022

Thirst for energy

Ensuring energy and environmental justice in the Rampal coal-fired power plant project.

| Dec 29, 2021

Rethinking the urbanity puzzle

Dhaka through the experimental lens.

| Dec 23, 2021

“Nobody is interested in Bangladesh”

Bangladesh’s global reputation requires not bigger and better statistics, but a new narrative.

| Dec 15, 2021

Power play

Bangladesh’s opaque electricity sector raises concerns about widespread corruption.

| Dec 10, 2021

Returning spoils of colonial conquest

Forgotten manuscripts in European archives may hold important keys to Northeast India’s past.

| Oct 07, 2021

Planning Colombo

Tracing the vision of Colombo as a garden city.

| Sep 28, 2021

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On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.