Tag: Kashmir

In the Journals – Militarization

allisontedesco , April 6th, 2021


Officers wearing a traditional late 1960s uniform (left) and a new demilitarized uniform featuring a blazer (right), Riverside County Sheriff, 1969 by Stuart Schrader via Journal of Urban…


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The Specter of Gender Discrimination in the Removal of Kashmir’s Autonomy

randiirwin , September 2nd, 2020


On August 5, 2019, the quasi-autonomy of Indian administered Kashmir was removed militarily without consulting the Kashmiri legislature or the people. This move was as illegal (Parthasathy 2019)…


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Kashmiri Goats, Imaginaries of Freedom, and the Planetary Pandemic

randiirwin , September 2nd, 2020


Weeks after governments around the world imposed travel restrictions and quarantine orders that removed humans from typically busy markets, roads, and…


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Social Contract and Its Discordance in Gilgit-Baltistan

randiirwin , August 25th, 2020


By: Aziz Ali Dad This piece is part of APLA’s newest Speaking Justice to Power Series, which focuses on Kashmir … More


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Laughter and leaked memos: debating state violence at a Kashmiri baker’s shop

randiirwin , August 25th, 2020


A few days before India imposed a curfew and a communication blockade in Kashmir on August 5, 2019,[1] I left the region with a sense of foreboding…


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Insecurity on Both Sides of the Line of Control

randiirwin , August 14th, 2020


Although Prime Minister Modi’s revocation of Article 35A and Kashmir’s Special Status on August 5, 2019 has…


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“The Kashmirization of India”: Comparison, Solidarity, and “Paranoid” Reading

randiirwin , August 14th, 2020


What happens when the state of…


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Chicaneries of Power and Subterfuge:

randiirwin , August 5th, 2020


On August 5 and 6, 2019, the Union Government of India unilaterally revoked the special status accorded to India’s only Muslim majority state of Jammu and Kashmir…


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Bollywood and the Banality of Militarization

randiirwin , August 5th, 2020


On August 5, 2019, the Parliament of India unilaterally rescinded Article 370 of the Indian Constitution granting relative autonomy to the state…


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Care of the Land: Sovereignty and Stewardship

randiirwin , July 31st, 2020


The removal of Article 370 also stripped away Article 35A, that recognized the permanent residents (“state subjects”) of Jammu and Kashmir…


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Which Kashmir? Pakistan wala ya India? Konsa Kashmir? Pakistan’s or India’s?

randiirwin , July 31st, 2020


Last year, after the AAA meeting in Vancouver…


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A Year of Siege:

randiirwin , July 31st, 2020


One of the most significant historic transformations in the modern era of state and nation building is currently playing out through modalities of border warfare, permanent emergency and…


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Abenteuer am Zoji La: Käsefüße, Schafsherden und Höhenflug

Nils Heininger , February 13th, 2020


Der Zoji La Pass in Indien gilt als eine der gefährlichsten Straßen der Welt. Ohne das zu wissen, habe ich ihn im Mai 2017 zu Fuß überquert. Das…


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In the Journals – February 2016

David Thompson , February 24th, 2016


    Welcome back to In the Journals, a look at recent publications in the world of security, law, crime, and governance.  The February issue of Cultural Anthropology is…


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