Southasia

Who needs borders?

A freewheeling discussion on borders and borderlands in Southasia.

| Sep 15, 2021

Count your climate losses

How recent reports on climate change weigh the economic versus the human cost of the ecological crisis.

| Jul 30, 2021

The price of immunity

Cost comparisons of COVID-19 vaccines across the region.

| Jul 22, 2021

Bordered by violence

On borders and maps as concrete sites of state violence.

| Jul 20, 2021

#MeToo in Sri Lanka, Myanmar’s jade mines, ‘The Great Indian Kitchen’, and more

Southasiasphere episode 09: Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Jul 09, 2021

In the presence of the gods

Shaligram pilgrimage in the Nepal Himalaya.

| Jul 06, 2021

Tides of revolution and empire

New histories of the Oceanic South.

| Jul 02, 2021

Global poverty: fantasy or reality?

Unpacking the recent Smith and Hickel debate on the evolution of global poverty.

| Jun 25, 2021

Reporting Palestine

The Southasian press is growing increasingly attuned to the history of the Palestinian struggle.

| May 28, 2021

Under the sun

Summer words and phrases in Southasian languages.

| May 18, 2021

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Returning spoils of colonial conquest

Forgotten manuscripts in European archives may hold important keys to Northeast India’s past.

Planning Colombo

Tracing the vision of Colombo as a garden city.