August 13, 2013

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Global call for applications – Policy Research

Takshashila invites applications for policy research projects in the following areas: Energy security Governance restoration in post-conflict areas Strategy in the aerospace domain Defence economics Cyberstrategy Politics in networked societies Geopolitics of the global commons Interested individuals can apply to...

Terra Nullius | Reading history

Does personal experience humanise history as a discipline that is more than just unfolding of events and its clinical analysis?  Robert Fisk’s The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East, is a colossal piece of writing spanning the...

Sumpolites | Women Must Fight!

Women in active combat roles should no longer be an argument or a question. It has to be done.  A very quiet revolution has been taking place in the jungles of Chhattisgarh . In a move that should challenge conventional and patriarchal...

Sumpolites | Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing

Pakistani federal governments plan to send more troops and arms into Balochistan spells disaster for the Balochs “There is sound and fury all over the country”, said Pakistan interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. He might have as well added...

Takshashila announces its second batch of Scholars

Six talented individuals have been selected to conduct independent policy research in the second round of the Takshashila Scholars Programme. The Takshashila Scholars Programme creates a platform for people from diverse backgrounds to undertake quality research in public policy relevant...