Understanding the Discourse of Populism and Nationalism in India

Article by Feeza Vasudeva. Abstract This article aims to explore the concepts of nationalism and populism within the Indian context. Populism and nationalism are two of the main issues affecting democracies around the globe. The academic debate regarding the relationship between these two concepts has been intense. One strand of …

The ‘Turmoil’ of Internal Migration in India during the Covid-19

Article by Dr. Poonam Sharma Abstract: While the world gets enveloped by the menacing shadow of the Covid-19, India as a nation is also struggling to prevent itself from the impact of the new coronavirus. This article highlights the ‘turmoil’ of internal migration that erupted in India after a three-week-long …

Crash Landing on Abnormality: Thought Fragments About “Crash Landing on You”

Article by Kim Jeong-a Abstract: Crash landing on you is a South Korean cable television drama that depicts the love story between a North Korean Captain Ri Jeong-hyeok and the Conglomerate heiress Yoon Se-ri, who crashed in North Korea due to a paragliding accident. In this article, I explored and …

Cyber Harassment, Misogyny and South Korean Online Sphere

Article by Katarzyna Szpargala. Abstract: Early media scholars believed that the Internet could be a tool to combat racism, xenophobia, sexism, and other discriminatory attitudes and practices (Vickery & Everbach, 2018). The Internet opened doors for numerous groups and society members to education, jobs, information, and to share their opinion …

Decolonizing the Museum Space in India: The Pandemic Influence

Article by Dr Pallavi Narayan. Abstract: Large state museums thrive on global exchange and international movement, and rapidly opened their doors to virtual tourism soon after the COVID-19 pandemic struck. They already have a strong online presence with technical teams ready to adapt to online modes of viewing and visiting. …

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Book review by Lungani Hlongwa Abstract: Algorithms are almost everywhere. They decide who gets the mortgage loan and who doesn’t; who gets hired and gets fired; who gets released from prison, and who should serve longer. Today, it is tough to imagine a sphere that has not embraced algorithmic power. …

A conversation with a Vietnamese migrant worker in Taiwan during the Covid-19 pandemic

Interview by Hanh T. L. Nguyen. Introduction: The following is a friendly conversation between me and my old friend, Bau. He and I have known each other for a long time since high school. In Vietnam, Bau was an electrical engineer. He is married and his wife is also working …

The foundation of social medicine in Indochina: A mirror image of French Governmentality

Article by Nguyen Thi Trang. Abstract: From 1887 to 1900, the Indochina Federation was established based on three former countries: Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and the territory of Guangzhouwan. To control this Federation, the French utilized medicine as a “tool of the Empire”. This article analyzes the relationship between the Empire …