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    Ayesha Arfreen

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    Her areas of specialization include Sociology of cinema, with special reference to Bollywood, Iranian, Spanish and Bengali Cinema.  Her interests are in the intersections between Literature, psychology and Sociology.

    A Memorable Film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ and its Ability to Paint an Enigmatic Picture of Love

    Quality cinema never fails to capture our attention, here is a thorough look at one such cinematic creation and its ability to make one reflect on love and longing.

    JNU is as Alienating as Liberating, Why Speak Only the Better Part?

    The suicide of Rishi Joshua Thomas in the JNU campus library warns us about growing alienation and loneliness even in a campus that seems to promise pure freedom.

    Ayesha Arfreen

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    Her areas of specialization include Sociology of cinema, with special reference to Bollywood, Iranian, Spanish and Bengali Cinema.  Her interests are in the intersections between Literature, psychology and Sociology.

    OPINION

    Social Moorings and Distancing: From Living in an Intimate Neighbourhood to Living in a Gated Community

    During the mid- 70’s I grew up in a para (a neighbourhood or locality having a strong sense of community solidarity) in North Bengal...

    Do you have a Right to Protest? The Coronavirus’s Impact on Freedom of Assembly

    The article looks at the impact of the COVID-19 on people's right to protest.

    Colombia gives nearly 1 million Venezuelan migrants legal status and right to work

    Colombia will grant legal status to all Venezuelan migrants who fled there since 2016 to escape their country’s economic collapse and political crisis. The bold...

    How to get COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries – and still keep patent benefits for drugmakers

    The world has a COVID-19 vaccine access and distribution crisis. While almost half of all doses administered so far have been in Europe and North America, while many poorer countries have vaccinated less than than 1% of their populations.

    The Need for Ensuring Authentic Covid-19 Data For Proper Policy Response 

    Scientists have been drawing attention to the  need for a lot of caution to avoid overestimating Covid-19  deaths. This is necessary both to avoid panic and panic-driven unduly harsh measures.