South Asia

Uncover the undiscovered

Forget the narrative of far away beaches and exotic lands, yes South Asia has all this (and elephants, and towering buddhist temples, and a panoply of faiths, ideas and cultures) but what we at Asia Art Tours aim to do is introduce you to narratives of these beautiful lands. We've been taught it's all beaches and massages, but the truly dynamic found here is the culture, art and expression that comes from close contact to Buddhism and strong senses of national identity.

South Asia Articles

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April 18, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Saha on the Tatmadaw: Myanmar’s Fascist Military

We spoke to Dr. Jonathan Saha of the University of Durham on Myanmar, the violence of the current coup, and the fascist nature of Myanmar's Military: The Tatmadaw. Below please…
April 10, 2021

Thiti Jamkajornkeiat: Defeating the Dictators of Southeast Asia

In Thailand, mass protests have emerged, demanding freedom from the systems of Monarchy (Sakdina) & Military Dictatorship.  To better understand the nuances of  Thailand's protests, how they connect to regional (Myanmar,…
April 2, 2021

Bandilang Itim: The Philippines & Anarchism (Conclusion)

To better understand the history of Anarchism in the Philippines and the police terror unleashed by Rodrigo Duterte, we were thrilled to speak with the Bandilang Itim collective for a…