ethnicity

Bahunvada: Myth or reality?

ARCHIVE: The Kathmandu essayist on the history of ethnic hierarchy in modern Nepal (1992).

| Nov 19, 2018

Blackness in brown spaces

Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.

| Jul 14, 2015

The Indian peranakans of Malaysia

The tiny Melaka Chitty community offers important lessons on diversity and the strength of flexible identity.

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