What Southasia read in 2022
Book recommendations from a year of reading by Southasian writers, poets, translators and journalists
The Editors | Jan 06, 2023
COVID-19 travel bubbles, vaccine procurement, Churails, and more
Southasiasphere episode 07: Updates and analysis from around the region.
The Editors | May 14, 2021
Getting the jab done
A crossborder discussion on COVID-19 vaccinations in Southasia.
The Editors | May 07, 2021
Tracking Southasia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout
How have COVID-19 vaccinations progressed in the region?
The Editors | Mar 09, 2021
The season of discontent
How has COVID-19 impacted civic mobilisation and organising in Southasia?
Alizeh Kohari | Dec 23, 2020
In sickness and in health
How border regions can be central to building a post-pandemic Southasia.
Nimmi Kurian | Dec 21, 2020
Love in the time of lockdown
How Pakistani women continue to challenge patriarchal norms.
Sehyr Mirza | Dec 18, 2020
Beyond the boundary
When a pandemic takes grip, even cricket knows when to stop buying its own hype.
Andrew Fidel Fernando | Dec 16, 2020
A brief history of moments indoors
Marginal notes on a collaborative journal of lockdown.
Sunila Galappatti | Dec 12, 2020
On the periphery
India’s sex workers were vulnerable even before the pandemic.
Avantika Mehta | Dec 09, 2020
Punjab’s media reeling in aftermath of Amritpal Singh’s arrest
Internet bans, social-media suspensions and police raids of journalists’ homes in Indian Punjab raise concerns over press freedom amid a crackdown on supporters of the Khalistan ideologue Amritpal Singh
Hopes and fears on the LoC after two years of ceasefire
A stable ceasefire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan has given residents a chance at normal life—but threats of an end to the peace persist
Queer literature for children is changing minds in India
Indian parents and community libraries are turning to queer literature for children to help them be sensitive to varied sexual and gender identities
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers