Kashmir photo essay shared by Anthro of Policy Instagram

CKS member Ather Zia contributed this photo essay of 15 images and text from the field in Kashmir to the Association for the Anthropology of Policy earlier this year. This study was undertaken through the Engaged Anthropology Grant with the Wenner-Gren Foundation. You can find this essay in its original form on Anthropology of Policy's … Continue reading Kashmir photo essay shared by Anthro of Policy Instagram

Suvir Kaul reflects on Second Annual RNV Lecture

By Suvir Kaul On July 25, 2015, I was honored to give the Second Annual Pandit Rughonath Vaishnavi Lecture in Srinagar. This lecture series was initiated by a committee of human rights lawyers, academics, journalists and film-makers in 2014, who are determined to invite each year “a speaker committed to the humanist pursuit of social … Continue reading Suvir Kaul reflects on Second Annual RNV Lecture

Is Independent Kashmir Possible?

By Bilal Hussain Unabated curfews, clampdown on all sorts of communications including media gag, and protests in Indian-administered Kashmir is not a new phenomenon, it has been going on since 1947. So far 95 civilians have died, and over 15,000 people have also been injured across the Kashmir valley since July 9th, 2016 after the killing … Continue reading Is Independent Kashmir Possible?

India! This is Your Democracy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMcxy3RXUgo Kashmir is witnessing yet another summer of violence and mayhem at the hands of the Indian occupying forces. An entire population is being punished for demanding freedom. Performed by Nilofar, this spoken word is dedicated to the victims of the most recent uprising. Given that the international community has ignored the plight of Kashmiris, we … Continue reading India! This is Your Democracy