Dr Ruth Gamble is a lecturer in history at La Trobe University. She is an environmental and cultural historian whose research focuses on the Himalaya, the Tibetan Plateau and water in Asia.
The local cost of rising India-China tensions
The recent territorial disputes in the Himalaya have a long history. They also imperil the future of a fragile place.
Geopolitical moves in Jammu and Kashmir have a local cost, too
The planned dissolution not only creates a regional disturbance, but tips the balance against minority rights.
Book review: unruly waters shape South Asia’s history
An engaging study of the consequences of over-exploiting precious water reserves is missing some important local voices.