Protests

Military coup in Myanmar, Nepal’s constitutional crisis and vaccine rollouts in Southasia

Southasiasphere podcast episode 04: Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Feb 09, 2021

The season of discontent

How has COVID-19 impacted civic mobilisation and organising in Southasia?

| Dec 23, 2020

Phanek and the fabric of resistance

The documentary 'Bloody Phanek' explores social and political realities in Manipur.

| Nov 25, 2020

Nepal’s citizenship battles

On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.

| Nov 17, 2020

Rape under trial

What rape trials demonstrate about the failures of Indian law enforcement and criminal justice.

| Nov 04, 2020

Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

| Sep 22, 2020

Foreign investment in Southasia’s telecoms, restrictions on protests in the Maldives and more  

Southasiasphere: Issue #10 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Jul 24, 2020

Reading Arendt while India erupts

A young protestor reflects.

| Jan 02, 2020

Kashmir in focus

As Kashmir reels under another wave of unrest, a selection of articles about Kashmir from Himal archives.

| Jul 11, 2016

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