The South Asian Journal

Issue 3

Democracy and Innovation

Can storytelling help in building empathy,
compassion, and social action in young people? Is there something like a South Asian imagination? How has the relationship between games and society influenced our understanding of the mundane? What concepts and ideas can foster Learning and Citizenship in Multimedia and Arts?

Issue 2

War and Peace

Can storytelling help in building empathy,
compassion, and social action in young people? Is there something like a South Asian imagination? How has the relationship between games and society influenced our understanding of the mundane? What concepts and ideas can foster Learning and Citizenship in Multimedia and Arts?

Issue 1

Learning and Citizenship

Can storytelling help in building empathy,
compassion, and social action in young people? Is there something like a South Asian imagination? How has the relationship between games and society influenced our understanding of the mundane? What concepts and ideas can foster Learning and Citizenship in Multimedia and Arts?

  • Anguish of a comedian

    Anguish of a comedian

    In 2018, Pakistan witnessed its third consecutive transfer of power between civilian governments, a significant achievement in the nation’s 71-year history that has been marked by military coups. However, the spectre of the military’s subtle influence on electoral outcomes and media control still loomed large.

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  • Here’s why we talk politics to children: A conversation with Samina Mishra 

    Here’s why we talk politics to children: A conversation with Samina Mishra 

    In a world where the complexities of citizenship and identity are constantly debated and dominated by adult voices, Samina Mishra, an educator, writer, and storyteller, set out on an adventure to explore the nuanced understanding of being an Indian through the eyes of children.

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  • Pakistan’s media ‘influencer’

    Pakistan’s media ‘influencer’

    Over a quarter-century, journalist Tasneem Ahmar and her organisation, Uks, have campaigned for gender equality and inclusivity among Pakistan’s male-dominated media It was 1998 and Pakistan had just completed 50 years of existence as an independent nation. Alternating between democracy and military dictatorship, the general public, typically cynical about matters of state, became immersed in…

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