To get to the Bangladeshi Sundarbans, I usually drive from my grandfather’s home in Calcutta to the Vomra Border. Inevitably, I get stuck at the border as foreign passport-holders travel over land so rarely. This year the head officer on the Bangladeshi side bought me a coconut full of water. He remembered me from my […]

Hello from Kolkata! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Raka Sen. I’m a rising third year in the Sociology PhD program (CAS). My research is in the Sundarbans in both India and Bangladesh — where I’m studying the gendered dimensions of climate change adaptation at a household level. I’m currently in Calcutta, […]