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A conversation with Thum Ping Tjin on freedom and liberty

Thum Ping Tjin (“PJ”) is a historian, and founder and Managing Director of New Naratif (www.newnaratif.com), a Southeast Asian platform for research, journalism, art, and community organisation. A promoter of democracy and human rights, he and his colleagues have been...

Safeguarding Liberty Against Mobilised Violence

The Bulandshahr incident of December 2018 bears all the hallmarks of mobilised violence: an undisguised political purpose, backing from well-organised groups, and a disregard for the lives of civilians and police personnel alike. In addition to the loss of life and property,...

Book Launch: What Does it Mean to be a Liberal in India?

The Takshashila Institution, in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF), hosted the Bangalore launch of the new book, What Does it Mean to be a Liberal in India? This book is a collection of essays on liberty, liberals and...

Pranay Kotasthane presents paper on radically networked societies for the SV Raju Festschrift

Takshashila’s Pranay Kotasthane was on a panel discussing a paper he has co-authored with Nitin Pai at the conference Liberalism  in India — Past, Present and Future, a tribute to S.V. Raju. The paper, titled Liberty & Security in Radically Networked Societies: A Challenge for Every...