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 …

Socio-Environmental Conflicts in Asia: Insights from EJAtlas

Project report by Lungani Hlongwa, Fernan Talamayan, and Weisyun Chen. Abstract: With increasing energy demands, the need for social infrastructure, and the neoliberalization of the environment, socio-environmental conflicts have increased dramatically in recent decades. In advocating for environmental justice and community rights, our collaborative research project titled “Socio-Environmental Conflicts in …

The Coronavirus crisis as interregnum

Article by Juan Alberto Ruiz Casado. Abstract: The coronavirus crisis is changing more aspects of the status quo than the purely economic ones commonly stated. In this article, I discuss my travel experience in India during the outbreak of the pandemic, which I accompany with reflections on the identity and antagonistic …

Struggle for life and liberty: Rohingyas in India

Article by Monika Verma. Abstract: Rohingyas are one of the most persecuted ethnic minorities in the world, stated by the United Nations. They are a group of Burmese Muslim people from Rakhine state in Myanmar situated on Myanmar’s western coast adjacent to the Bay of Bengal in the Indian ocean. In …

Logistical Worlds: Infrastructure, Software, Labour (book review)

Book review by Juan Alberto Ruiz Casado. Abstract This book comprises 11 different chapters written by different authors but revolving around the same topic: how globalization and the dynamics of logistics, information software, geopolitics, neo-capitalism, and other factors are affecting the world and, especially, labor markets and workers. Most of …

Sabarimala: A Reflection On Freedom of Religion and Practice in India

Article by Feeza Vasudeva. Abstract: The following article is a reflection on the Sabarimala Temple issue in India. The Supreme Court of India ruled against the practice of not allowing entry to women of menstrual age inside the temple. So far, discussion of the issue has largely been limited to …

The Impacts of Colonial British Raj in Contemporary India (英屬印度殖民史對當代印度的影響)

Article by Poonam Sharma. Abstract: It is after the decline of the Mughal Dynasty, that the British East India Company began to influence its rule in the Indian subcontinent. Gradually, India came under the direct rule of the British administration based in London and was declared a British colony. Colonialism …