Head elsewhere!

June 16, 2014

Recent interesting reads Some of the basic (but not well known enough) facts about Iraq and why it is in the place where it is today in this blog post by intellectual and commentator Juan Cole. Musawah is an interesting initiative by a group of Muslim feminists doing interesting...

Working away in Kolkata’s streets

March 14, 2013

The streets in northern Kolkata – Chitpur, Jorasanko, Shyambazar, Lalbazar, Shovabazar and elsewhere – are more than stretches connecting the dots. You spend time on the streets not just going from place to place, but also to socialize, pass time and see what is happening in the neighborhood. And,...