Tag: Pakistan Academic

Women’s Rights in Islam, By Sayed Mumtaz Ali

Translated by Masood Ashraf Raja Preface In these few pages I have explained the crux of my thoughts about the rights of women, a subject upon which I have often thought and reflected. Although my thoughts have gone through slight changes over a period, my views on all- important aspects of this subject have neither…

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Now that we have transformed our blog into a multi-author, newspaper-like format, we would love for you to contribute your work. You can either email us your writings (pakistaniaat@gmail.com) or register with the website as a contributor and upload your content directly. Our Topics of Interest: Pakistani Politics and Current Affairs Pakistani Culture, History, and…

An anatomy of exceptionalism

(From Dawn.com) An anatomy of exceptionalism InpaperMagzine December 19, 2010 (5 days ago) Reviewed By Brig A. R. Siddiqi THE bedrock of Masood Ashraf Raja’s thesis in Constructing Pakistan is a critical study of Muslim ‘exceptionalism’ and ‘separateness’ leading eventually to ‘nationhood’ and partition. The author admits that the book does not offer the history…

Abstracts From Pakistaniaat Vol 2, No 3 (2010)

The first special issue of Pakistaniaat, edited by Dr. Cara Cilano, has now been pblished. Provided below are the abstracts of four wonderful articles inclduded in this issue. Please support the journal through online/Print subscriptions or by purchasing some print copies. Abstracts The Break-Up of Pakistan Philip Oldenburg Essay traces what the author identifies as…

The First Year of Pakistaniaat–Some Thoughts

It is now the second year of Pakistaniaat’s publication. I thought I should take this opportunity to reflect upon our first year and share some thoughts about our future. The Decision to Start a Journal Pakistaniaat, as might be obvious by now, was not really launched on a whim. As a scholar of Pakistani origin…