SAARC

In sickness and in health

How border regions can be central to building a post-pandemic Southasia.

| Dec 21, 2020

Introducing Southasiasphere: The Himal guide to the region

ISSUE #1: Covid-19 in Southasia, civilian government vs the generals in Myanmar, postponed elections in SriLanka and more.

| Mar 20, 2020

RCSS at 25

Journey of a Southasian institution

| May 31, 2018

The Right-Side-Up Map of Southasia

For parallel identities in Southasia, beyond the nation-states

| Mar 14, 2016

Thirty-five seconds

On the media's obsession with the India-Pakistan relationship during the SAARC Summit.

A SAARC-y declaration

A mock resolution of the eighteenth Southasian regional summit.

Not-so-free trade

SAARC leaders emphasise regional free trade and investment while overlooking the need to address labour conditions.

Bully pulpit

Sri Lanka’s president cautions against external influence and the supposed misuse of human rights.

Back to Southasia?

Instead of an arena for a ‘zero-sum’ India-Pakistan game, post-2014 Afghanistan may actually provide a stimulus for increased regional cooperation.

| Mar 15, 2014

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The deep roots of Myanmar’s crisis

Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?

The anatomy of Urdu

How the language of state-making in Pakistan contributes to the erasure of regional languages.

CNN in Myanmar, environmental crises, and Tibetan cinema

Southasiasphere podcast episode 06: Updates and analysis from around the region.

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.