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Indian public intellectual Ashis Nandy speaking at the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival on January 26, 2013. (DSC Jaipur Literature Festival)

From Jaipur to Kolkata to Tamil Nadu, Freedom of Expression Issues Roil India

Indian public intellectual Ashis Nandy faced a police inquiry into his remarks about caste and corruption — but his isn't an isolated case. more

Chindia Dialogues: Literary Border Crossings (Complete)

Noted Indian intellectuals and a Chinese scholar address the idea of "the writer as traveler." more

Chindia Dialogues: Literary Border Crossings (Complete)

Noted Indian intellectuals and a Chinese scholar address the idea of "the writer as traveler." more
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L) shakes hands with Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) during the opening of the BRICS summit meeting in Sanya, Hainan province, on April 14, 2011. (Nelson Ching/AFP/Getty Images)

What can China and India learn from one another?

We posed the question to writers, thinkers and artists from both countries. Click the link to see their answers. more

Ashis Nandy and India's 'Radical Diversities'

Highlights: Scholar Ashis Nandy argues for a new kind of cosmopolitanism and a rejection of "internalized" colonial values. more

Ashis Nandy and India's 'Radical Diversities'

Highlights: Scholar Ashis Nandy argues for a new kind of cosmopolitanism and a rejection of "internalized" colonial values. more
Highlights from Ashis Nandy's talk in Mumbai on Sept. 8, 2011. (11 min., 26 sec.)
Ashis Nandy on 'Asian Cosmopolitanism'
A leading post-colonial scholar outlines a potential future for Asia in which diverse cultures can co-exist. more
Ashis Nandy in New Delhi, summer 2011.

Podcast: Ashis Nandy and Pakistan's 'Latent Potential'

After 1500 interviews with survivors of Partition, another perspective on the tragedy. more