Sri Lanka

All the presidential men

Sri Lanka's presidential elections in memes.

| Nov 10, 2019

Reading the Star of Islam

The story of a Ceylonese press on the cusp of World War II.

| Jul 17, 2019

Shifting the blame

A minority is framed again to cover Sri Lanka’s fault lines, in wake of the Easter attacks.

| Jun 20, 2019

Easter Sunday bombings and its aftermath

In conversation with political scientist Jayadeva Uyangoda on the April 2019 attacks in Sri Lanka. [INCLUDES TRANSCRIPTION]

| May 15, 2019

Journalists On Trial

A SAMDEN-Himal initiative to track legal attacks on journalists and media groups in Southasia.

Sri Lanka: Back on the brink

Easter Sunday bombings could create new fissures.

| Apr 26, 2019

Have we failed our democracies?

Critical reflections from a journalist, an activist and a political scientist on the life of democracies in Southasia.

| Jan 18, 2019

The Southasian conversation: Arts on the streets

Conversations with a Maldivian photographer and an Afghan artist.

| Dec 10, 2018

Crossroads in Sri Lankan history

Cosmopolitanism as an antidote to the island's nationalist history.

| Nov 05, 2018

Thinking with one’s keyboard

Clichéd journalism on Sri Lanka’s political crisis.

| Nov 01, 2018

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