37 min

Southasia's COP26, Bhutan's political prisoners, the politics of listening and more Himal Southasian Podcast Channel

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Southasiasphere is our monthly roundup of news events and analysis of regional affairs. If you are a member, you will automatically receive links to the new episodes in your inbox. If you are not yet a member, you can still get it for free by signing up here: bit.ly/2QgmtwW

In this episode, we discuss the bold new pledges made by Southasian leaders at the COP26 UN climate summit versus the realities on the ground. In Around Southasia in 5 minutes, we look at Pakistan’s agreement with the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), communal violence in Bangladesh, political prisoners in Bhutan, and the appointment of a new Presidential Task Force in Sri Lanka.

Plus, in our culture section Bookmarked, we discuss an essay exploring the politics of listening, ‘Other People’s Shoes: Let’s not demand that people tell us stories’ written and read by Sunila Galappatti, and our monthly recommendations for reading and watching.

Southasiasphere is our monthly roundup of news events and analysis of regional affairs. If you are a member, you will automatically receive links to the new episodes in your inbox. If you are not yet a member, you can still get it for free by signing up here: bit.ly/2QgmtwW

In this episode, we discuss the bold new pledges made by Southasian leaders at the COP26 UN climate summit versus the realities on the ground. In Around Southasia in 5 minutes, we look at Pakistan’s agreement with the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), communal violence in Bangladesh, political prisoners in Bhutan, and the appointment of a new Presidential Task Force in Sri Lanka.

Plus, in our culture section Bookmarked, we discuss an essay exploring the politics of listening, ‘Other People’s Shoes: Let’s not demand that people tell us stories’ written and read by Sunila Galappatti, and our monthly recommendations for reading and watching.

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