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The Indian Identity Question Part II

I wrote a bit about this previously. It is a deep, complex topic and I’ve barely begun to scratch the surface, I know.

I’ve lived longer outside of India than in it. 1,249 more words


Sechel zoekt kunstenaars voor posterproject.


De opleiding Hebreeuwse taal en cultuur heeft een rumoerige tijd achter de rug. Om onze opleiding weer op de kaart te kunnen zetten, zijn wij op zoek naar meerdere kunstenaars. 263 more words


Dandelions and diaspora: musings of the moved

Some people have deep roots and find strength in the permanence of their history. These roots, I presume (because I do not have them), reach far beneath the visible ground and access water and nutrients from the deep earth, which has not been ravaged by the elements of the surface. 428 more words



Roads and Kingdoms — YEREVAN—

On the occasion of the Armenian Genocide’s centennial, the streets of Yerevan were flooded with the descendants of survivors, world dignitaries, and celebrities. 83 more words


Introduction to the Power of Silence

I was invited to attend and train local NGOs the other day. I was excited, and apprehensive. I attended the event eager, and prepped with ideas. 470 more words


About Me

My name is Yasmin Maydhane. I’m a 25 years old Londoner. Currently living and working in Somalia – Hargeisa, Borama and Mogadishu.
17 Years ago, my phenomenal mother and siblings left Somalia to begin a new in London, and finally reunite with our father. 401 more words

The Indian Identity Question

In my last post, I wrote about a 48-year-old documentary that’s been going viral recently: ‘I Am 20‘ by S N Sastry. This is mainly because of all the fuss and furore over the Indian Prime Minister’s recent comments in South Korea regarding Indians being ashamed of their country and migrating to other places. 969 more words