SAARC

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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Style and the city

Two writers explore the politics of fashion in Bombay and Delhi.

Southasiasphere: Issue #6

Digital divide in online classes, long-term impact of Cyclone Amphan, and more.

Karunanidhi and the long shadow of Sri lanka

Between Dravidian politics of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka's Tamil nationalism.

The fight for the commons

Who has the power to secure and legislate public spaces in cities?