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Kamran Asdar Ali


The Englishwoman who became an inalienable part of Pakistan’s leftist gatherings and, indeed, of the country’s history Published Aug 11, 2019 07:06am


The zealous pursuit of power by the major political parties of Pakistan has obscured their moral fulcrums. In the face Updated Jul 22, 2018 10:21am

The language of displacement

Rakhshanda Jalil’s translation of Intizar Husain’s Aagey Samandar Hai does complete justice to the original text Published Apr 03, 2016 07:15am

COLUMN: Passion and precarity

IN the autumn of 1992, while conducting field research in Egypt, I attended a talk at the American University in... Published Sep 29, 2014 04:42pm

COLUMN: On female friendships

THE passage of Muslim Personal Law in 1948, which gave women the right to inheritance under Shari’a, and that of... Published Aug 03, 2014 07:35am

COLUMN: Women and public space

In delivering a public lecture on Karachi cinema in the 1960s in London a few weeks ago, I was asked a question by... Published Jun 02, 2014 12:26am