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Himal Southasian

September
2016

Himal Southasian
Himal Southasian

June
2016

Himal Southasian
Himal Southasian

April
2016

Himal Southasian

Langtang the terrible, Langtang the beautiful

Hope springs eternal on this trail.

| Jun 25, 2016

Lahure laments

What songs say of the migrant culture.

| Jun 23, 2016

The Interval

She tried to calm her racing heart and squeezed the hand of her guide as they crawled through the forbidden terrain, trying not to wake a lightly sleeping beast. Its innards hissed and pulsated, and …

| Jun 22, 2016

Keeper of secrets

When I think back to how I met him, I am amazed at how life plays out. If I had not taken the blows meant for Umma that night from Uppa, I would never have …

| Jun 22, 2016

What’s left of it

Praful Bidwai’s book discusses the past and potential of Left politics in India.

| Jun 20, 2016

Roads to riches

With natural resources at the country’s hilly edges and infrastructure spreading from the central plains, Myanmar eyes a federal bargain.

| Jun 10, 2016

Whose woods are these?

Could opening up to foreign investment improve Burma’s forest protection – or will it fuel the same industries that have contributed to the country’s rampant deforestation?

| Jun 07, 2016

Unaccounted citizens

The Rohingya struggle to find a place for themselves inside and outside Myanmar.

| Jun 04, 2016

Statelessness and Rohingya rights

It will take more than a political transition to address the plight of the Rohingya.

| Jun 01, 2016

Ruptured continuity

Will the new NLD government move forward with neoliberalism at the cost of a welfare state?

Before Democracy

Images of a country under the junta

| Jun 01, 2016

Myanmar: Troubled Transitions (Note from the Editors)

Myanmar or Burma? Read to find what Himal editors decided on, and what their argument was.

| Jun 01, 2016

Black belt

Fiction: The story of a ‘natural’ death in the generals’ Burma.

| Jun 01, 2016

Legacy of conflict

The exclusionary nature of the Myanmar peace process.

| Jun 01, 2016

Coal cauldron

Will democratic Myanmar be fueled by dirty energy?

| Jun 01, 2016

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