Team

Sebastian Sirotin is Samudra’s publication director, history editor and contributor based in Poland and The Netherlands. As former Amnesty international student group PR manager Sebastian has always taken an interest in helping create awareness of important global issues. When not binge watching live streams of Classic Doctor Who, Sebastian can be found stressing out over hist next essay. Alessandra Barrow is Samudra’s culture editor and a contributor based in England and The Netherlands. She is Read more…

About Us

First off, what does ‘Samudra’ समुद्र mean and why did we choose the name? We chose the name Samudra, which means ‘ocean’, since it represents the region of South and Southeast Asia (SSEA) so well. It is a word that comes from Sanskrit and is present in almost all the major languages of the region. It was also chosen due to the geography of the area, due to the large bodies of water and many Read more…