COVID-19

Love in the time of lockdown

How Pakistani women continue to challenge patriarchal norms.

| Dec 18, 2020

On the periphery

India’s sex workers were vulnerable even before the pandemic.

| Dec 09, 2020

Note from the editors

On our special series ‘Unmasking Southasia: The pandemic issue’

| Dec 04, 2020

Elections in Myanmar, opposition rallies in Pakistan, COVID-19 vaccines in Southasia

Southasiasphere podcast episode 03: Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Nov 06, 2020

The costly spectacle of cricket

What COVID-19 reveals about the spectacle of cricket and inequality within the cricket fraternity.

| Oct 13, 2020

Third Wave: COVID-19 & the mental health crisis

A crossborder conversation from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

| Aug 14, 2020

No one left behind?

Despite COVID-19’s light footprint, economic fallout threatens to undo the gains of Myanmar’s decade-long climb out of isolation.

Southasia’s postponed emergency

COVID-19 threatens to strip the region’s health systems bare.

| Jul 03, 2020

A death in the family

A family’s loss, Nepal's weak public healthcare, and the stigma of COVID-19.

| May 20, 2020

Southasiasphere: Issue #5

Nepal-India border dispute, lockdown relaxations in Southasia, and more.

| May 15, 2020

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More than a seat at the table

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Imperfect markets

On whether Southasia’s digital space should be regulated.

Southasia in books: 2020 edition

12 noteworthy books on Southasia reviewed by our contributors this year.