Category: South Asia

A Letter from Hsipaw

In the first instalment of our ‘Conflict’ series, Editor-in-Chief ALICE DAWKINS writes from mountainous Shan region of Burma/Myanmar. *Stylistic note: Burma is used to refer to […]

Dance of Democracy

KARAN DHAMIJA explores the similarities between Indian elections and weddings Big fat Indian weddings are synonymous with a culture that craves extravagance when it comes to […]

The Uneven Worlds of Istanbul

VAUGHAN WINTERBOTTOM takes us on a journey through Tarlabasi, Istanbul. It’s 3 a.m., and dogs are barking. Not our dogs. We know our own. It […]

The Thing that Terrifies Me the Most

ANNIE McCARTHY writes to us from her fieldwork in Delhi. The thing that terrifies me the most me about the children who I work with, […]