racism

Do Black lives matter to Southasians?

An account of Black-Southasian relations in modern history.

| Jul 04, 2020

Bigot makes me coffee

A short story

| Jun 07, 2019

Sri Lankan Muslims: the new ‘others’?

The history and politics of Muslimphobia in Sri Lanka.

| Apr 23, 2018

Blackness in brown spaces

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

| Jul 14, 2015

Equalisation to annihilation-and beyond

A further fragmentation of caste identities would rule out the possibility of solidarity across oppressed castes.

| Apr 01, 2010

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China courts influence in Sri Lanka via the Buddhist clergy

Beijing needs new allies now that the Rajapaksas are reeling, but the enmeshing of politics and religion in Sri Lanka is always cause for concern

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A crossborder discussion on economic precarity and the impacts of ongoing debt restructuring processes and negotiations with the IMF in Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.