migration

Bound by the bindi

Has wearing the bindi been an act of conformity to the Sindhi community?

| Feb 25, 2021

The rise of extremes

Across Southasia, COVID-19 has exacerbated inequality and overshadowed climate change.

| Dec 04, 2020

Southasiasphere: ISSUE #2

The long walk home for migrants, tech and surveillance in the time of COVID-19, pardoning a convicted army officer, and more.

| Apr 03, 2020

‘We are here because you were there’

A defence of immigration on the grounds of history, economics and security.

| Mar 06, 2020

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

Far from home

A photo essay on Nepali women migrants in India.

Great migrant hope

Indian migrant labourers in Jordon and other West Asian countries have little to hope for unless there is considerable labour reform.

| Aug 24, 2016

From Kathmandu to Kent: Nepalis in the UK

Diversity, activism and religion in a new diasporic community.

| Dec 26, 2014

Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn

‘Zarmina’ and her experience of displacement and exile.

| Mar 30, 2014

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

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.