History

There are exceptions in India’s current round of electioneering rhetoric against Muslims that prove the country is still united in diversity.

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Museums that claim to be encyclopaedic have promoted travelling exhibitions, loans and digital repatriation as alternatives to returning cultural property.

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International Museum Day provides an opportunity to think about whose stories are told and whose are left out when we commemorate the past.

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Museums in former colonial powers face challenges in calls for decolonising their collections, but the issue acquires a different hue in India.

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For museums to be truly inclusive, decolonised and spaces of education and research requires a rethinking of power relations and learning from past lessons.

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Europe’s Renaissance sparked a flowering of free thought and new ideas in the arts and elsewhere. AI could too.

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The very regions richest in languages are the ones most at risk of climate-induced language loss.

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India’s revised surrogacy law does little to meet the needs of its growing LGBTQ+ community.

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The refugee as ‘other’ has emerged as a common theme in literature from India’s north-east, after the region saw an influx of people following 1947’s Partition.

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How political parties have influenced our desire to own our own homes.

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The Pacific’s last remaining monarchy has taken a unique approach to balancing executive powers between the king and the parliament.

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