Mizoram Diary: Traversing the Frontiers

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This paper is a researcher’s travelogue. It narrates Snehashish Mitra’s journey to some of the towns and markets along the Mizoram-Myanmar border. The stories, of travel through the hills and valleys and encounter with the people and commodities, depict the porosity of the Indo-Myanmar border. These stories also draw our attention to issues like cross border migration, overlapping ethnicities and the nature of frontier urbanization in Mizoram. Continue reading “Mizoram Diary: Traversing the Frontiers”

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Bhalobashar Shohor: a filmic paean to modern everyday heroes

Kolkata drone shotIndranil Roychowdhury’s  31 minutes long film City of Love was released for international audiences on youtube last year, tracking the journey of a young woman and her family between Kolkata (India) and Homs (Syria). Asmita Das reviews.  Continue reading “Bhalobashar Shohor: a filmic paean to modern everyday heroes”

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