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The shifting Sundarban

Human-animal conflict in the Sundarban is being exacerbated by the climate crisis.

Eating from the Bohra thaal

How commensality for some could mean alienation to others.

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No laphing matter

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A mini-series on food in Southasia.

| Feb 21, 2022

What has Southasia been reading: 2021 Edition

Book recommendations from our contributors and Southasia’s prominent writers, translators, intellectuals and journalists.

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Unreal estate

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The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Against forgetting. Against erasure.

On meaning, storytelling, and memory-making in Kashmir.

| Nov 11, 2021

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