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Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

Between Fiction and Food
A Moveable Feast
Between Fiction and Food

Society and cultural identity in the culinary experience of regional imagination

16 August 2017
The Tastemaker’s Trend
A Moveable Feast
The Tastemaker’s Trend

Food novelty, like fashion, is a fickle creature

21 June 2017
And Then There Were None
Books
And Then There Were None

Four storytellers redeem the modern whodunnit by defying the familiar props of the genre

07 June 2017
The Genealogy of Taste
A Moveable Feast
The Genealogy of Taste

What the food habits of childhood can do to our life

24 May 2017
Arthur Conan Doyle
Books
Mysterious Minds

How Arthur Conan Doyle found the perfect scientific detective

26 April 2017
Hindus and Sacred Cows
Essay
Hindus and Sacred Cows: Recipe for Indentity Politics

Food as a tool of identitarian politics

20 April 2017
The Body Politics of Taste
A Moveable Feast
The Body Politics of Taste

What our ancestors ate continues to influence our palate

29 March 2017
Snapna Thirumanjanam, the bathing ritual at Tirumala on the first day of the spring festival
Books
God’s Kitchen: Celestial Palate

A report from God’s kitchen explains how Lord Venkateshwara is fed

22 March 2017
The Disputed Ancestry of Taste
A Moveable Feast
The Disputed Ancestry of Taste

Who will choose the winner in vegetables versus meat?

22 February 2017
In the Garden of Earthly Delights
A Moveable Feast
In the Garden of Earthly Delights

In pursuit of the perfect body and mind, we forget to feed the soul

18 January 2017

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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