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Becoming Kamala Devi Harris

When Brahmin and Black identities converge.

The good Indian American

A critique of Indian American representation in contemporary American television.

| Jun 24, 2020

Blackness in brown spaces

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

| Jul 14, 2015

Eastern Himalaya: cradle of ethnogenesis

Language, genes and the peopling of Asia.

| Aug 05, 2014

The Mongolian fringe

The exodus of Northeasterners from a number of major Indian cities underlines a reality that the Indian national elites would rather not talk about

| Jan 14, 2013

Identity illusions, unclassified categories

Why has this tension grown between class and identity politics?

| Jan 21, 2009

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