When we think of Orientalism, the European conquest comes to mind, the Britishers in India and elsewhere, or be it the French or what have you. However, by detaching from the terminology for a moment, one looks at the patterns themselves, of not just the West in the East, but of anyone anywhere; this framework of expansion of the patterns of actions that are mostly accepted as reprehensible, academically or popularly, allow for a broader and much more encompassing understanding of similar reprehensible structures around the globe.
For the past week a lot of ‘stop insulting’ and ‘freedom of speech’ has been going on. There are two observations that are not so . . .
Today is the 5th of August 2020, last year on the same date Kashmir was put under the world’s biggest lockdown (prior to coronavirus), which . . .
In this day and age, information spread is rapid, before a theory, a research paper or survey is peer reviewed, the catchy headlines makes its . . .
Okay, I’ll admit, I couldn’t think of a better title, it is a short post though. Actually the things I wanted to talk about were . . .
Whenever the discussion on Kashmiri Pandit starts, here’s the mental image that comes forth; an entire Muslim population backed up by “terrorists” that they sympathise . . .