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Charting new territories

A recent anthropological volume on Jammu & Kashmir makes important new contributions to scholarship on the region.

| Sep 22, 2020

Maldives’ rocky road to transitional justice

A bill before the Majlis risks depriving hundreds of Maldivian citizens of their right to reparations.

| Aug 28, 2020

Attesting the ‘wounded land’

A review of 'Then There Were No Witnesses' by Ahilan, translated by Geetha Sukumaran.

| Jan 27, 2020

Sri Lanka: Back on the brink

Easter Sunday bombings could create new fissures.

| Apr 26, 2019

Where is Arsalan Miyan?

A short story about the psychological cost of violence. [WITH AUDIO READING]

| Apr 27, 2018

Sri Lankan Muslims: the new ‘others’?

The history and politics of Muslimphobia in Sri Lanka.

| Apr 23, 2018

Whither nuance?

International coverage of anti-Muslim violence in central Sri Lanka left something to be desired.

| Mar 27, 2018

The alliance ‘dilemma’

Why a PDP-BJP alliance in Jammu & Kashmir is a non-issue

| Mar 02, 2015

Bleeding eve

Three stories of women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

| Sep 12, 2014

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