Reviews

Phanek and the fabric of resistance

The documentary 'Bloody Phanek' explores social and political realities in Manipur.

| Nov 25, 2020

The cost of conscience

Megha Majumdar’s novel depicts a world where progress requires bigotry.

| Nov 10, 2020

Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

| Sep 22, 2020

The caste of Karnatic music

An untold history of mrdangam makers.

| Jul 07, 2020

Vanni: A graphic history

A recent graphic novel highlights the human cost of Sri Lanka’s civil war.

| Jun 16, 2020

When India put Indians in camps

The internment of Chinese Indians during the Sino-Indian War of 1962 has contemporary echoes.

| Jun 09, 2020

The fight for the commons

Who has the power to secure and legislate public spaces in cities?

| May 25, 2020

China’s Indian Ocean?

What the simplistic narratives on China’s advances in the Indian Ocean miss.

| May 12, 2020

Chronicling Partition with Intizar Husain

A recently translated novel brings a new perspective on Partition to the English-speaking world.

| Mar 17, 2020

‘We are here because you were there’

A defence of immigration on the grounds of history, economics and security.

| Mar 06, 2020

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