13. 04. 2013
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Bhaduriji

  Phanishwar Nath Renu on Satinath Bhaduri [HUG translates part of Phanishwar Nath Renu’s reminiscences on Satinath Bhaduri and his times. The original piece appears in Satinath Shawrone (Reminiscing Satinath), edited by Subal...

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10. 05. 2012
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Sheesha Ghat

Naiyar Masud [HUG is grateful to author Anil Menon  for providing us with this version of the story]             Sad mauj raa ze raftan-e khud muztrib kunad Mauje keh bar-kinaar...

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28. 04. 2012
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Of Certain Dreams

Anchita Ghatak Shahid Smriti is a slum in Calcutta and we – the team from Parichiti – work there with women domestic workers and adolescent girls. The idea of working with girls is...

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03. 09. 2011
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Tram-Traveller

  Utpal Kumar Basu (translated by HUG) Some of the days my office would start early. Used to sit with work pretty much  in the morning. By noon I would usually take a...

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15. 05. 2011
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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

  Rupleena Bose  ‘Oh, disgraced Radha  Rascal Krishna mounts the riverside Kadam-tree,  Dear girl, step not into that river.  Not the fair, not the village, not the ghat, Step not for your shame...

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07. 05. 2011
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That Tree is a Myth

Pranabendu Dasgupta Charred Wood piece Whose stench do you carry along, charred wood piece? Is it my body of that prior birth that gutted my Hindu motherland? Am I not still alive in...

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02. 05. 2011
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Reflections on “Being Queer” in Kolkata

Niharika Banerjea “To speak of sexuality, and of same-sex love in particular, in India today is simultaneously an act of political assertion, of celebration, of defiance and of fear” (Narrain and Bhan 2005,...

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15. 04. 2011
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Beyond Violence

Srimati Basu “How am I going to manage without you?” my maternal grandmother Pata wailed at the viewing of her husband’s recently deceased body. As a precocious and carefully inscrutable 12-year-old, I remember...

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16. 01. 2011
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Material Love

  Nandini Chandra and Jesse Ross Knutson Indeed, love is a many splendoured thing! Different categories of age and class appropriate romantic literature offer a guide to this tremendous variety. There is a...

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