diplomacy

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

Introducing Southasiasphere: The Himal guide to the region

ISSUE #1: Covid-19 in Southasia, civilian government vs the generals in Myanmar, postponed elections in SriLanka and more.

| Mar 20, 2020

Poppies and power in Afghanistan

How drug trade, foreign aid and global politics impacted the Afghan state and society.

| Mar 11, 2020

‘A picture of malicious intention’

On the Chinese embassy’s undiplomatic letter to a Nepali newspaper.

| Feb 19, 2020

India, 1952

American journalist Louis Fischer’s interactions with Nehru’s contemporaries reveal a tangled reality.

| Apr 10, 2015

Why the Teesta matters

Effective hydro-diplomacy is essential in correcting troubled India-Bangladesh relations.

| Jan 14, 2015

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The deep roots of Myanmar’s crisis

Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?

The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

CNN in Myanmar, environmental crises, and Tibetan cinema

Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.