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Archives of Southasia

In celebrating the reissue of Himal’s first print quarterly, we offer a series of articles on the state of archiving in Southasia.

| Jan 14, 2014

Music in a time of war

A Goan family's life in Japanese-occupied Burma.

| Dec 01, 2011

Sangsad Bhawan pilgrimage

Rediscovering architect Louis I Kahn, along with his greatest work, the Dhaka Parliament building.

| Sep 05, 2006

Faith, fetters and freedom

It took a tragedy to shake some people up to try and integrate traditional faith healing and modern clinical practices to help the mentally ill. But this is too little too late.

| Sep 01, 2006

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