minorities

The purity question

In conversation with author and activist, Farahnaz Ispahani.

| Apr 29, 2016

Blackness in brown spaces

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

| Jul 14, 2015

Emergency by any other name

...in Sri Lanka's case, is just as undemocratic.

| Oct 01, 2011

Why Pakistan is not a nation

And how it could become one.

| Jun 01, 2010

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Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.