Interview

The crisis in Bangladeshi democracy

Podcast interview with activist Khushi Kabir on what the results of the 2018 polls mean for Bangladesh.

| Jan 17, 2019

Himal Interviews: The Abdus Salam story

Podcast with Zakir Thaver, the co-producer of 'Salam', a documentary on the Pakistani physicist.

| Jan 07, 2019

From Medina to Ayodhya

Physicist and public intellectual Pervez Hoodbhoy on religion and politics in Southasia.

| Jan 02, 2019

Himal Interviews: The Wayward Daughter

Podcast interview with Kathmandu-based author Shradha Ghale on her debut novel.

| Dec 27, 2018

Himal Interviews: Human rights in Bangladesh

Podcast interview with Amnesty International's Saad Hammadi.

| Dec 17, 2018

Between labour and the law

Resurgence of labour activism in Myanmar

| Nov 09, 2018

Himal Interviews: Sri Lanka’s right to information

Interview with senior lawyer and a member of Sri Lanka’s RTI Commission, Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena.

| Sep 24, 2018

President Nasheed speaks to Himal Southasian

The former President of the Maldives speaks to us ahead of the upcoming presidential election.

| Sep 21, 2018

Neoliberalism, foreign aid and trade unions in Nepal

Interview with anthropologist Mallika Shakya on Nepal's political economy.

| Sep 12, 2018

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