ThinkFest Pakistan 2021: Debating Jinnah’s Successes And Failures With Ishtiaq Ahmad

Raza Rumi interviews Professor Ishtiaq Ahmad for his latest, insightful and challenging book on the founder of Pakistan: ‘Jinnah: His Successes, Failures and Role…

How Do We Improve Relationship Between State And Citizen in Pakistan?

Who Was First Pakistani Citizen? Hint: It’s Not Jinnah

He was born to Jewish parents in Austria and came from a long line of Jewish Rabbis but ended up becoming the first person…

A definitive history of Pakistan

Pakistan’s best-known historian, Ayesha Jalal, is back with a new book: The Struggle For Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics. This book essentially…

Imagined homeland

It irks me when I hear simplistic platitudes on Pakistani society, state or people. The heterogeneity of Pakistan is by itself an anthropologist’s dream,…

Kafka Country

Kafka Country¬† Surprised by what is happening in the land of the pure? Stop jumping, life is business as usual in the Islamic Republic…