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From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
September 14, 2018
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
Jiufen’s A-Mei Teahouse may not have inspired Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, but fans visit in droves anyway.
From Film to Reality: How Fans Find Their Fantasy Worlds
Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties
September 10, 2018
Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties
Just like symbols, colors are a part of a party’s image.
Paint It Saffron: The Colors of Indian Political Parties
‘Amma Meri’ and the Dark Side of Rural Poverty in India
September 09, 2018
‘Amma Meri’ and the Dark Side of Rural Poverty in India
A new short film attempts to bridge the gap between imagined and real poverty in India.
‘Amma Meri’ and the Dark Side of Rural Poverty in India
Virtually With Us: Looking for Gandhi on the Internet
September 04, 2018
Virtually With Us: Looking for Gandhi on the Internet
Want to write a PhD about Gandhi? You can nearly do so without leaving your house.
Virtually With Us: Looking for Gandhi on the Internet
Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About <em>Mulk</em>
September 01, 2018
Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About Mulk
Despite a preachy posture, the movie’s importance lies in highlighting the plight of Muslims in contemporary India.
Where Can One Get a ‘Patriotic Muslim’ Certificate? About Mulk
'Crazy Rich Asians': Who Is an Asian?
September 01, 2018
'Crazy Rich Asians': Who Is an Asian?
Who exactly qualifies as Asian? Depends on who you ask.
'Crazy Rich Asians': Who Is an Asian?
Racism and Apartment Hunting in East Asia
August 29, 2018
Racism and Apartment Hunting in East Asia
Xenophobia makes even mundane tasks difficult for foreigners in countries like Japan and Singapore.
Racism and Apartment Hunting in East Asia
What’s Behind a Name? India’s Stalins
August 27, 2018
What’s Behind a Name? India’s Stalins
One of India’s most important states may soon be ruled by a man named Stalin.
What’s Behind a Name? India’s Stalins
The Working Holiday: Taiwanese Style
August 24, 2018
The Working Holiday: Taiwanese Style
Working holidays in Taiwan may be unpaid, but interest is growing among Taiwanese youth.
The Working Holiday: Taiwanese Style
The Limits of Inter-Korea Sports Diplomacy
August 24, 2018
The Limits of Inter-Korea Sports Diplomacy
A look at the past, present, and future of sports diplomacy between North and South Korea.
The Limits of Inter-Korea Sports Diplomacy
China’s Domestic Violence Law: A Mandate Unfulfilled
August 18, 2018
China’s Domestic Violence Law: A Mandate Unfulfilled
The law's effectiveness is limited because it defines domestic violence as a civil, rather than a criminal, offense.
China’s Domestic Violence Law: A Mandate Unfulfilled
Charting Asia’s Research Ascendancy
August 17, 2018
Charting Asia’s Research Ascendancy
How China, India, and South Korea are closing the gap with the United States.
Charting Asia’s Research Ascendancy
Kipling as Mowgli: One View of <em>The Jungle Book</em>
August 06, 2018
Kipling as Mowgli: One View of The Jungle Book
Both Mowgli and Kim represent Kipling as a child, raised at the intersection of two civilizations.
Kipling as Mowgli: One View of The Jungle Book
The View From the Blogs: Stories of India's Cities
August 03, 2018
The View From the Blogs: Stories of India's Cities
Three blogs that share stories from the back alleys of Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata.
The View From the Blogs: Stories of India's Cities
Taiwan's Fight Against Human Trafficking
July 31, 2018
Taiwan's Fight Against Human Trafficking
NGOs urge greater responsibility during Taiwan’s international anti-human trafficking workshop.
Taiwan's Fight Against Human Trafficking
WhatsApp, Fake News? The Internet and Risks of Misinformation in India
July 30, 2018
WhatsApp, Fake News? The Internet and Risks of Misinformation in India
Should WhatsApp be singled out for India's fake news problem?
WhatsApp, Fake News? The Internet and Risks of Misinformation in India
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