Tony Joseph’s ‘Early Indians’ is a lucid and important work on the earliest Indians.
Deepshikha Shahi’s philosophical-literary study of the Arthashastra lays the foundation for a new era in global IR theory.
The US is withdrawing from Syria and Turkish President Erdogan has an unprecedented opportunity to seek regional dominance.
The world is changing. India must consider all possible outcomes, and evaluate its options accordingly.
Surveys show that most Indians want a paternalistic state and distrust the private sector. Whatever may be the causes for this, this perception is worrying.
How did Recep Erdogan turn from a moderate democrat to a neo-Ottoman? In that story lies the tale of modern Turkey.
As the spread of Islam in much of South India shows, trade can often bring communities together.
A recent book, ‘Political Turbulence’, uses data to uncover the effect social media has on politics.
Tonio Andrade’s ‘The Gunpowder Age’ is a lucid, refreshing take on the relative military decline of China and the rise of the West.
Cyrus Schayegh’s The Middle East and the Making of the Modern World is a fascinating look at how the world was transformed by globalisation.
“The Paradox of Vulnerability” presents an interesting explanation of why smaller nation-states seem to respond better to global crises.
In Part 3 of an exploration of radically networked societies, we discuss its effects on the contemporary nation-state.
Kanakalatha Mukund’s ‘The World of the Tamil Merchant’ is a lucid introduction to one of ancient India’s most wealthy and powerful trading regions
The Arthashastra’s conception of the state, with self-imposed limits, was a startling one for its times.
Upinder Singh’s Political Violence in Ancient India revolutionises the way India understands its past.
In part two of an exploration of radically networked societies, we examine how the evolution of human behaviour landed us in this Age of Outrage.
In part one of an exploration of radically networked societies, we examine the constituents of human nature.
Here are some lessons from Mao Zedong for future Great Leaders.
Kaveh Yazdani’s India, Modernity, and the Great Divergence is a fascinating exploration of why India fell behind the Western world in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Leverage the potential of modern biotechnology by creating an independent regulatory body responsible for certifying genetic technology for commercial use.