COVID-19

Learning Under Lockdown: Voices From Kashmir

Having lived in Kashmir as an educator, but not as a learner, Mubeen Masudi brings to the table a unique perspective on education. Although...

What if We Could Pay Farmers to Grow and Protect Forests?

COVID-19 is a global tragedy. However, what is of greater concern is that the pandemic is merely a symptom of a much larger problem:...

Of Syndemics and Stigma: Understanding COVID-19 Beyond the Pandemic

As we battle the pandemic, other factors beyond the biomedical come into play. These have to do with the social and life worlds occupied...

The Rise of Emotiveillance? Emotion AI and Ed-tech in India

A famous (and controversial) experiment in 1976 by Ekman and Friesen tried to study the facial expressions of individuals in response to certain stimuli....
video

Bastion Shorts: Coronavirus in India: Things You Need to Know

Bastion Shorts- Episode 7 The deadly Coronavirus which has taken more than 3000 lives and infected an upwards of 80000 people around the world has...

The Shore Scene: Locked Down In a Fishing Town

In early March 2020, I traveled to Malvan, where, for the past three years, I’ve been studying the fisheries in the region. Malvan is...

How Can Our Government-Run MOOCs Be Better?

With the onset of the second wave across India, Massive Online Open Courses will continue to be a light in the dark for stay-at-home learners. But how many government-run MOOCS do you even know of?

No Place to Shine: What the Absence of the IPL Means for Unheralded Talent

It is the summer of 2015. The Eden Gardens is rife with anticipation. The Kolkata Knight Riders’ “mystery weapon” is a 20-year-old leg spinner...

Learning Under a Flyover in New Delhi’s Mayur Vihar

In Delhi's Mayur Vihar, this school under a flyover is filling the pandemic's education gaps.

The COVID-19 Battle: Pandemic v/s Privacy

The events following the global spread of COVID-19 have put governments on high alert. This has prompted a variety of initiatives to combat the...