The Myth of Rashidun by Surya Sankar Sen

For Season 2 of Supplement we bring you experiences from the field published in EPW Postscript, read by the authors.

On this episode we have Surya Sankar Sen reading his article titled 'The Myth of Rashidun' about his friendship with a down-on-his-luck adulterer and cattle smuggler who also happened to be his primary contact in the field. Surya Sankar Sen teaches at the Department of Political Science, St Joseph’s University, Bengaluru.





Rashidun and his friends taking the author ​​​​​to an
unfenced section of the border for an interview


Images courtesy: Surya Sankar Sen

Music: Clair De Lune (Prelude) by Claude Debussy performed by JuliusH


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