Marriage

The marriages in-between

A review of Sidharthan Maunaguru’s 'Marrying for a Future: Transnational Sri Lankan Tamil Marriages in the Shadow of War'.

| Jan 29, 2020

Wedding Reels

How wedding videos have morphed over the years in urban India

| Feb 05, 2016

A play with the third

Voyeurs, partners and shadow presences in Indian narratives of marriage.

| Dec 10, 2015

Representing risks

Media reports on cousin marriages among British Pakistanis deflect from measured discussions around genetic risks.

| Dec 20, 2014

The price of honour

A culture of impunity allows perpetrators of honour killings to escape justice in Pakistan.

| Aug 19, 2014

Marriage 2.0

A rogue exploration of caste, class and gender on Shaadi.com

| Jul 15, 2013

Brideprice

A new translation of Manik Bandopadhyay's ‘Namuna’ by Madhusree Mukerjee.

| Apr 22, 2013

Bridesourcing

One man's mission to save the Havyaka Brahmins from extinction.

| Dec 24, 2012

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