What behavioural science tells us about the COVID-19 response
And why it should shape government policies.
The Editors | May 06, 2020
From Medina to Ayodhya
Physicist and public intellectual Pervez Hoodbhoy on religion and politics in Southasia.
The Editors | Jan 02, 2019
Himal Interviews: The Wayward Daughter
Podcast interview with Kathmandu-based author Shradha Ghale on her debut novel.
The Editors | Dec 27, 2018
Himal Interviews: Human rights in Bangladesh
Podcast interview with Amnesty International's Saad Hammadi.
The Editors | Dec 17, 2018
The Editors | Nov 01, 1989
The Editors | Mar 01, 1989
Dr. Shanti Ghosh
The Editors | Jan 01, 1989
Mohan Man Saiju
The Editors | Nov 01, 1988
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too
The political fallout of violence in Manipur, Bangladesh’s economic crisis, the crackdown on PTI supporters and more
May - Updates and analysis from around the region
In ‘Agra’, a grim portrait of the repressed Indian man
Director Kanu Behl’s Hindi feature film examines the sexual obsession and frustration of men, mental health and the transactional nature of human relationships in a patriarchal society where space is in short supply
When neoliberalism came to the Indian farm
With a focus on agricultural policy since the 1990s, 'Distress in the Fields' demonstrates how neoliberal interventions sowed the seeds of the crisis faced by farmers today