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The ironies of history

What remains of the term 'diaspora' if we remove from it the notions of home, origin and loss?

| Dec 24, 2014

In search of the ‘authentic’ diasporic subject

Searching for diasporic authenticity in narratives of the past blinds us to the politics of the present.

| Dec 22, 2014

Refreshing the soil

The path of Buddhism can end the curse of caste.

| Apr 01, 2010

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Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

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The storyteller of Kovilpatti

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