South Asia Journal for Culture, Vol. 5 & 6, 2011/20124 was published as a special issue on architecture in South Asia. It presents six essays that dealt with the following issues: hybrid influences in the designing of Islamabad in Pakistan; the politics of ‘new vernacular subjecthood’ in India; an exploration into the experiences of middle class housing in Navi Mumbai; interventions of religious groups in post-Tsunami housing reconstruction in Sri Lanka; reflections on moving beyond the vernacular imagery in resettlement housing designs and an exploration into the ‘architecture of a ‘Third-World’.’
SAJC, Vol 5 & 6, 2011/2012
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South Asia Journal for Culture Volume 3 was published in 2009. Its main essays included a discussion on postcolonial Bombay; an exploration of the politics involved in a Sikh museum for heroes in Punjab, India; and an essay on the transmission of art traditions in India with a focus on children and folk art.