Launched on 1 November 2018, Ala is a bilingual blog (English and Malayalam).

It is an editor-reviewed repository of diverse and engaging items on debates, images, cultures, languages, festivals, politics, and tastes of Kerala.

Ala welcomes unsolicited pieces which engage with contemporary or historical aspects of Kerala society.

Read and discuss on the Ala blog.

Kerala Scholars Messenger

Kerala Scholars Messenger (KSM) was launched on 1 June 2018 as a public channel on the Telegram app.

It has 800+ subscribers.

It’s a free news service about Kerala studies, for mobile phone users.

KSM alerts subscribers to fresh

  • jobs and fellowships
  • journal articles
  • books
  • events, and
  • resources.

KSM has also broadcast original content on academic writing and publishing.

To get messages, install Telegram app on your phone, and visit

To browse the content on the Web, visit

Updated: January 2021


Kerala Scholars eGroup

Launched in December 2013, the Googlegroup (moderated emailing list) circulates news of the latest peer-reviewed research on Kerala.

It has 1,275+ members from different continents.

Receive ~3 mails per week. Share news of your latest publication. Raise queries.

Anyone with an email address can join. It’s free.

Visit the Kerala Scholars eGroup website.

Updated: January 2021