Tag: Pakistan Studies

Happy Birthday: Pakistan Forum

Today is the third birthday of The Pakistan Forum, which was launched under the title “Pakistaniaat Forum” as a blog affiliated with Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies. Not surprisingly, our first ever blog post was about the journal: Pakistaniaat Call for Submissions–December Issue That issue was successfully published and since then we have published…

Write for US

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 Floods in Pakistan: Short Interview with Fayyaz Baqir, Director Akhter Hameed Khan Resource Center

The Floods in Pakistan Short Interview with Fayyaz Baqir, Director Akhter Hameed Khan Resource Center Islamabad, August 20, 2010 Maggie Ronkin ronkinm@georgetown.edu Donor link: http://www.rspn.org/news/flood.html 1. What regions of Pakistan and sectors of the population are affected most by the tragic flooding? Vast swaths of land in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (previously the Northwest Frontier Province), Southern…