Performing politics

On the obscured political legacy of the dancer Bulbul Chowdhury.

| Nov 04, 2019

Nuclear dangers of the naval kind

Southasia needs to pay attention to the increased risk of a nuclearised ocean.

Journalists On Trial

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

The life and times of a British journal of Islam

How ‘Islamic Review’ became one of the most prominent journals of Islamic thought in the West.

| Mar 18, 2019

Uniform hysteria

Following the suicide attack on security forces in Kashmir, India’s media went on a nationalist, fact-free overdrive.

| Mar 07, 2019

Stilettoes of steel

An interview with Dhaka-based artist Tayeba Begum Lipi.

| Feb 18, 2019

Far from home

A photo essay on Nepali women migrants in India.

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

Trading at the edge

A photo essay on the slow but steady revival of traditional markets along the India-Bangladesh border.

| Jan 10, 2019

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