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Phanek and the fabric of resistance

The documentary 'Bloody Phanek' explores social and political realities in Manipur.

| Nov 25, 2020

Constitutional change in Sri Lanka, Afghan peace talks, Bhutan-Bangladesh trade agreements and more

Southasiasphere podcast episode 02: Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Oct 05, 2020

History and the birangona

The ethics of representing narratives of sexual violence of the 1971 Bangladesh war.

| Nov 09, 2015

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