First published in The Hindu on Oct 26, 2015 “I no longer like blue skies. In fact, […]

Disclaimer As stated in the title above, this paper is not a book review in the traditional sense, […]

The essay was originally published in the Hindu Sunday Magazine Nelson Mandela was awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Award […]

Haiti : Disaster Ruins everythings

This was first published in Warscapes and a short version appeared in the Hindu Sunday Magazine. “The disaster […]

“There is no steady unretracing progress in this life; we do not advance through fixed gradations, and at […]

The Monograph was originally published in Warscapes Magazine Our thoughts, feelings, desires and actions are being robotized; ‘life’ […]

A shorter version of this was published in Daily O George Grote’s History of Greece (1846-56) sought to […]

Understanding Female Fighters: Perspectives From Southeast Asia — A discussion on April 30, 2015 at the University Club […]

What’s it like to live in a disputed, militarized border region with a tangled history? In this fascinating […]

Over the years I have collected vignettes of brilliant  insights, and advise on writing and research, undiscovered gems […]

“…a past that has never been present, and which will never be.” -Jacques Derrida, Margins of Philosophy Published […]

Essay on Ashish Avikunthak’s film Rati Chakravyuh, published in the Experimenter Art Catalouge. The history of India, as […]

Field Notes on Kashmir: Repression and Resistance

Introducing the Warscapes Public Lecture Series War does not exist in a vacuum. At Warscapes, we work to […]

BORDERLANDS: A Journey Through India’s Borders

Lawyer, theorist, writer, and photographer  Suchitra Vijayan is working on a 9,000-mile journey through the borders of South […]

Harper Lee in To Kill a Mockingbird says, “It was times like these when I thought my father, […]

Originally Published on The Hindu “Radicalisation” has become the standard term used to describe “what goes on before […]

“A Typical Negro” is the title of a 1962 newspaper article narrating the story of an enslaved man, Gordon, […]