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Bad trouble man

What does a 19th-century Ladakhi pony herder’s autobiography look like?

| Nov 03, 2015

In the streets of Dhaka

How has the colonial legacy – and the recent past – affected the trajectory of English-language literature in Bangladesh?

| Oct 15, 2015

A rose by a local name…

The fascination with 'ethnic chic' in nomenclature reveals much about the cultural insecurities of Pakistan's art world today.

| Jul 01, 2010

Seeding bhasa

The interaction of English and the languages of Southasia is often lamented for having led to a deterioration of the latter. But focusing on this alone misses out on what has been accomplished through this …

| Oct 01, 2009

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