Essay

A life in argument

Remembering historian David Washbrook.

| Feb 08, 2021

Tibet: Impossible yet existent?

A reinvigorated spiritual politics of Tibetan Buddhism could prove to be a way forward.

| Jan 07, 2020

Targeted killings by drone

In the debate over the use of ‘drone’ technology in Pakistan, many are claiming to speak for the communities on the ground. But what about the impact that this new mode of warfare is having …

| Oct 01, 2010

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

The vamshavali from Chamba

Reflections of a historical tradition.

| Mar 01, 2010

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