borders

From frontier to boundary

What the Anglo-Gorkha War of 1814-16 can tell us about contemporary border issues.

| Aug 26, 2020

Memories of Galwan Valley

Recent India-China skirmishes in the Ladakhi valley revive conversation on how borders and their memories are constructed.

| Aug 19, 2020

Pakistan’s fake-degree problem, India-Bangladesh trade stalemate and more

Southasiasphere: Issue #9 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Jul 10, 2020

Neither here nor there in chhit mahal

Law, disorder and struggle on the chhit mahals of India and Bangladesh.

| Mar 08, 2014

Like here, like there

Nomadic lives were destroyed as Sindh and Kachchh are separated by a border.

Slow goes the caravan

Finding a way from Delhi to Gaza.

| Oct 01, 2011

The two Punjabs: Drifting apart?

People-to-people contacts between India and Pakistan will mean nothing if commerce does not pick up. An appreciation of Indo-Pakistani prospects requires looking at Punjab-Punjab.

| Oct 01, 2006

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