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The Un-Continent of Asia

A ludicrously designated set of contiguous regions that involuntarily, almost distractedly, constitutes a nebulous landmass — there you have it, Asia. Perhaps the onslaught of the globalising West will impart the impetus for giving meaning …

| Jan 01, 2003

The necessary manufacture of South Asia

Nation-states are facts of South Asia, but none of them is a reality: all nations extend beyond the political boundary of a single state and all states are multinational. This is why the as-yet-unformed South …

| Jan 01, 2003

The awareness of continent

On the way to dominating us, the West defined Asia for the Asian and continues to do so in the post-colonial era. But other than a landmass called a continent and given a name, there …

| Jan 01, 2003

Southeast Asia: Imagining the region

The development of a regional Southeast Asian identity may not necessarily conform to the 'facts' of geography, history, culture or politics. The notion of Southeast Asia as a homogenous cultural or geographic entity can indeed …

| Jan 01, 2003

The awareness of continent

On the way to dominating us, the West defined Asia for the Asian and continues to do so in the post-colonial era. But other than a landmass called a continent and given a name, there …

| Jan 01, 2003

Frozen lives

The Bhutanese refugees of southeast Nepal after more than a decade of exile.

| Jan 01, 2003

Nowhere to go

The collapse of the SAARC summit, and why no one particularly cares.

| Jan 01, 2003

Such long journeys of silence and forgiveness

Bangladesh is now being imagined outside, it has been externalized, and there is no longer the trickle-down of hope.

| Jan 01, 2003

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