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 Diaspora: Southasia abroad - Himal Southasian (Vol 27 No 4)(Vol 27 No 4)
Diaspora: Southasia abroad

We are excited to announce that our next print issue Diaspora: Southasia abroad (Vol 27 No 4) is now out in print and digital formats! The issue looks at Southasian diasporas around the world and examines their social and political engagements. In particular, we are interested in assessing the relationships members of these communities seek to cultivate with one another, and with their originary and current homes. Articles include:

Latha Varadarajan on the Indian state’s embrace of Diaspora Direct Investment (DDI)

David N Gellner on the Nepali diaspora in the UK

Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan on Southasian diasporic media in the US

Tsering Shakya on the cultural challenges faced by Tibetans in North America

Alison Shaw on the representations of Pakistani cousin marriages in the British media

Premila van Ommen on Himalayan melodies and heavy metal

Svati P Shah on understanding non-resident Indian support for BJP

Ashraf Hoque on Britain’s Banglatown

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and Jyotirmoy Chaudhuri on financial round-tripping in Mauritius

Danielle Preiss on last rites in Syracuse

Plus:

A photo essay by Preston Merchant on the Southasian diaspora in the US

Short stories by Tanaz Bathena, Rabi Thapa and Muna Gurung

Poetry by Zoe Goodman

A review of Prajwal Parajuly‘s latest novel Land Where I Flee by Elen Turner

A review of Nandita Bhavnani‘s The Making of Exile: Sindhi Hindus and the Partition of India by Rita Kothari

 
Also, check our  web-exclusive package with articles that complement the questions raised in this current print quarterly and further broaden the debate.

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