Reporting & Dispatch

To adapt to a changing climate, Kyrgyzstan revives its nomadic past (Undark Magazine)

Between gods and the government (Roads & Kingdoms)

In India's 'rape capital,' designers change how people picture assault (Columbia Journalism Review)

God or geology?  The conflict over Ram's bridge (Hakai Magazine)

Can Nepal use a natural disaster to end caste discrimination? (The Atlantic- CityLab)

Growing ambitions: the forces driving India's economy (France 24- VIDEO)

How Holi got politicized (The Atlantic)

Rebels with a cause:  the female biker clubs reclaiming Delhi's public space (The Guardian) 

Death on the hippie trail (Roads & Kingdoms)

A young man's disappearance in Himachal Pradesh (Slate)

Bollywood tourism has Ladakh on the verge of an environmental crisis (Buzzfeed)

Sri Lanka’s big tourism push could entrench Sinhala nationalism (Passblue)

A luxury hotel in Nepal is hosting a camp for earthquake survivors (Quartz)

Devastated by earthquake, Nepali women find kinship in knitting circles (Passblue)

Between a wall and a Green Line: Palestinian life in 'Seam Zone' (+972)

Op-Ed & Essay

India's Hindu nationalists still feed off partition's wounds (Foreign Policy)

How 'Hindutva' recast multi-faith India as the Hindu homeland (Aeon)

The soft nationalism of India's hugging saint (LA Review of Books)

Shelter and sanctuary, the oldest of ideas (Yes! Magazine)

Paris, Beirut and cultivating genuine empathy in the digital age (Quartz)


The village divided by a border (BBC Travel)

The Sri Lankan hotel where guests paint the walls (The Guardian)

Reflecting on the cost of conflict at France's interactive WWI museum (Atlas Obscura)

Elephant guides of Nepal (Lightfoot Travel)

This Indian winery wants you to try kiwi wine (Gastro Obscura)

50 coolest neighborhoods in the world (TimeOut Magazine)

The world's fanciest jam is deseeded with goose quills (My Recipes)

Bed tea is a tough habit to shake (Extra Crispy)

Following family footsteps to a rarely-seen Italy (Adventure)

6 innovative eco-villages (Fodor's

Five weeks in a Keralan pancakarma clinic (VICE)

Mass travel: bad for culture but good for women? (Passblue)


The "Architectural Cleansing" of Israel (American Anthropologist)

Israel's War of Construction (This Week in Palestine/UNDP Special Issue: Area C)

Public art and spatial control in Palestine (Work in Public- BOOK)

Cleansing, Constructing, and Curating the State: India/Pakistan '47 and Israel/Palestine '48 (Dissertation, Yale University)

Mountain climbing and dissertation writing (Chronicle Vitae)

Overqualified and under-experienced (Chronicle Vitae)