The cast and characters of the 2014 Afghan elections.
‘Zarmina’ and her experience of displacement and exile.
With tens of thousands of educated Afghans fleeing the country, an imminent brain drain threatens the reconstruction of Afghanistan after 2014.
Panel discussion and book launch
Traditional rug-making techniques meet contemporary political imagery
For Afghans across the world, social media is a vehicle for mobilising, uniting and contesting ideas of community, as well as a harbinger of newer forms of courtship and love.
The yawning gap between Western human rights discourse and action has overshadowed domestic histories of reform and the need for a grassroots approach to social change.
Instead of an arena for a ‘zero-sum’ India-Pakistan game, post-2014 Afghanistan may actually provide a stimulus for increased regional cooperation.
Understanding the Afghan Taliban through their poetry.
Memoirs and writing by those close to the Taliban provide a human element to the portrayal of the movement.
Portraits of Afghan children
Creative writing workshops in Kabul have enabled Afghan authors to express themselves.
A story of unrequited loves.
Ponzi: a fraudulent investing scam promising high rates of return with little risk to investors.
Law, disorder and struggle on the chhit mahals of India and Bangladesh.
Vishwajyoti Ghosh curates a collection of graphic narratives that capture the layered history of Partition.
Neha Vora examines the past and present of Indians living in Dubai and grapples with issues related to their identity and belonging.
Shortlisted in the Himal Short Story Competition 2019.
A co-author of the critical Maldivian Democracy Network report reflects on the forced closure of the organisation.
Film Southasia 2019 provided a glimpse of what Southasia is thinking, feeling, and creating.
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